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Purchasing kangaroo products should be an ethical choice for socially concerned consumers. Kangaroos live free and wild on a natural diet of native vegetation. Kangaroo meat is not farmed; it is free- range. The method of killing is humane; instant kill in their natural habitat. Using kangaroos minimises waste when populations are being culled for damage mitigation purposes.

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It is often said that kangaroos have less physical impact on the environment compared to sheep, goats and cattle as a result of their physical attributes. Reviews have been undertaken on the impact and concluded that kangaroos “soft feet” do less damage to land and vegetation compared to sheep and cattle at kilogram for kilogram. It is noted that the impact of hard-hoofed livestock is particularly profound in riparian areas and there have been major land and vegetation conservation programs to fence livestock out of creeks and rivers. Many golf courses will tolerate up to 100 kangaroos whereas we doubt they would...

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Consumers purchasing kangaroo are choosing comparatively low emission meat because kangaroos produce negligible amounts of the greenhouse gas methane. This attribute appeals to environmentally aware and sustainability conscious consumers. Per head cattle can produce up to 600 times more, and sheep 50 times, the amount of methane that kangaroos produce. It means that 1 kg of kangaroo meat generates 0.75 kg CO2equivalents per year, whereas 1 kg beef generates 25 kg CO2 equivalents per year. The difference between emissions produced per kilogram of meat creates an opportunity for landholders to earn carbon credits. There are also potentially biodiversity credits through better management...

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Did you know that kangaroo meat is not only good for your dogs but its also good for the environment?

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