Possums in New Zealand: from pests to pet food

This novel protein has potential as a sustainable option in pet food and treats.


Should alternative protein always be non-meat or non-animal? In New Zealand one alternative protein being looked at is possums, culled and processed into sausages and jerky for dogs. Read more.


Buelva, Alma. “Possums in New Zealand: from Pests to Pet Food.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 18 Nov. 2020, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9789-possums-in-new-zealand-from-pests-to-pet-food.