Lamb is a popular ingredient in many types of pet food, from dry kibble to wet canned formulas.
Lamb is a high-quality protein source that is easily digestible for pets. It contains all of the essential amino acids that dogs and cats need to maintain good health and build strong muscles. Lamb is also a good source of iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.
Manufacturers like to use lamb in pet food because it is often less likely to cause allergic reactions than other types of meat. Some dogs and cats have food sensitivities to common ingredients such as chicken, beef, and fish. Lamb provides an alternative protein source that may be less likely to trigger these allergies.
Lamb is one of several exotic meats that North Central Companies supplies to pet food manufacturers. Others include: