2012-02-08 Nut Intro

2012-02-08 Nut Intro - AnS224: Pet Foods • Industry...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: AnS224: Pet Foods • Industry impact • Labeling • Food types • M. Douglas Kenealy – 2/08/12 Pet nutrition: • Is it an important industry? • Are there regulations? • Are there differences from livestock nutrition? US pet numbers : (*est: Petfood Institute – 2007) Pet: “Estimates”: Dogs 67 million* Cats 83 million* Pet birds 10 million Ferrets 2 million Rabbits 3 million Peculiarities of cat/dog nutrition: • anthropomorphic advertising • like vs need challenges • volume of products available • overfeeding • size and age consideration for pets Pet food history : • “Dog food first became a specialized product….in 1860…engineer named Spratt from Cincinnati was in England and observed dogs consuming dried ship’s biscuits being discarded from lifeboats…” • 1907 Milk-Bone biscuits originated Source, Jim Corbin/U of Il Pet food history : • P.M. Chappell, Rockford, IL “first” put horse meat into cans for dogs: – in 1922 Chappell slaughtered more than 60,000 horses for dog food or French tables type: $million: dry food $7,012 wet food $1,552 “treats” $2,211 Total $~11 billion *Est: Petfood Institute; sales for 2007 Dog food sales*: Cat food sales*...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 02/14/2012.

Page1 / 32

2012-02-08 Nut Intro - AnS224: Pet Foods • Industry...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online