Salmon’s high protein content and omega-3 fatty acids make it a popular novel protein for pet foods.
Pet food manufacturers utilize several forms of salmon in their products, including salmon meat, rendered salmon meal, and hydrolyzed salmon. Salmon has amino acids that are easy to digest, which makes it an excellent protein source in pet foods.
Blocks of frozen salmon are typically used in wet food production, while a salmon slurry is used in the manufacturing of extruded pet foods. Salmon is frequently used as a substitute for other quality proteins, such as poultry, especially in limited-ingredient formulations designed for pets with sensitive digestive systems.
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