Macro Meats in South Australia processes between 6,000 and 8,000 kangaroos a week. Ritchie eats kangaroo. While some believe kangaroo meat is sustainable and ethical, others have doubts. The Outback Kangaroo Farm also specializes in kangaroo and wallaby sales. It has a bold, earthy flavor with a little bit of gaminess. 100% pure kangaroo meat, minced at 8 mm. Cut it into portions, and cook it in low temperatures to make savory soups, bone broth, casseroles, and or curries. On 1 October, after a five-year trial, the state commenced a commercial kangaroo harvesting program and prohibited landowners from selling kangaroos they had shot under wildlife control licences for pet food. The fact you will find in it is unsaturated which means that it is good fat. You are therefore restricted to purchasing and eating domestically raised exotic meats. Post May 10, 2009 #1 2009-05-10T04:34. In appearance, the meat has a lean, dark red appearance similar to that of a rabbit. They move around in groups headed by the strongest males. Australia is not the only country to eat its national emblem – elk is eaten in Sweden, carp in Japan – but for an increasingly urban population, it can be a hard sell. If you don’t have that time to visit kangaroo farms, order online from reputable meat sellers like Steaks and Game, a popular seller for fresh meat. Whether you’re interested in obtaining a kangaroo or wallaby as a pet or to add to your petting zoo, The Outback Kangaroo Farm has beautiful specimens to consider adding. Furthermore, Zinc improves your body’s nerve function and metabolism. Therefore, if you want to buy this meat, visit any of these domestic farms in person, or buy from their online websites. In effect, to allow shooting parties. Lots of meat! Farm-free Many people think kangaroos are farmed for their meat, but all the kangaroo meat on supermarket shelves and served up in restaurants comes from kangaroos harvested from wild populations. More farms that domesticate kangaroos for meat keep cropping up all over the country. Freezing your kangaroo meat for 20 days at 5 degrees Fahrenheit can also eliminate many worms in kangaroo meat. As drought spreads across mainland Australia, those kangaroos that are able to are descending on farms and competing with cattle and sheep for water and scraps of remaining feed. This exotic meat contains adequate amounts of omega 3 and 6, while beef doesn’t. Instead the marketing changed to rebranding kangaroo from a cheap protein option to a premium game meat, like venison. Kangaroo meat has a very high concentration of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) when compared with other foods. “If it’s done correctly, it’s the most humane way to take any animal in the whole world,” Borda says. Joeys are killed if their mother is shot, though professional shooters are not allowed to target females with obvious young. That means that in some areas we now have quite large kangaroo populations … there is no imminent threat of the large-bodied species being driven to extinction.”. The quota is determined on an annual basis with reference to the aerial population survey and is never more than 20% of the total population. Excellent service and great kangaroo meat! These fatty acids improve cardiovascular health, combat inflammation, improve mental acuity, and support muscle health. It is one of the healthiest exotic meats in the world’s food market. Until last month it was easier to shoot kangaroos on private land in NSW than it was to shoot feral deer. The weight of the evidence is on the former, but there are welfare concerns. Registered User. Depending on species, its short fur can be dark brown, gray, red, or light brown. 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