Quiz 7: By-Products of Meat Animals

Biology

The most important by-products of meat animals are bones, fat, internal organs and hides, etc. Among these internal organs, like tongue, heart, liver tripe, etc are edible by-products; whreas hides are inedible things like skin and bones, etc. Both edible and edible by-products have more economic value than the live-stock like swine, poultry, etc. This is by-products have been using several industries, like medical for grafting and pharmaceutical for production of therapeutic proteins, like tyrotropin, insulin, heparin, steroids, etc. For example, In the United States alone exported $1bilion worth of hides of cattle's to the other countries.

The most important by-products of meat animals are bones, fat, internal organs and hides, etc. These by-products are differentiated into two types, namely editable and inedible. Among these internal organs, ole stock, ole oil, gelatin marshmallows, canned meat, natural sausage casings, candid's, kidneys, sweet breads, ox joints, tripe like tongue, heart, liver tripe, etc are edible by-products. Whreas hides are inedible things like skin, leather surgical structures, soap, buttons, china, photographic film, explosives, sandpaper, violin strings, and bon powder, etc. Apart from these the pharmaceutical by-products are produced, which include heparin, thyroid extract, rennet, epinephrine, insulin, thrombin, cholesterol, etc.

The inedible by-products are skin, leather surgical structures, soap, buttons, china, photographic film, explosives, sandpaper, violin strings, and bon powder, etc. Apart from these the pharmaceutical by-products are produced, which include heparin, thyroid extract, rennet, epinephrine, insulin, thrombin, cholesterol, etc. The inedible by-products that have more highest economic value are skins (sheep pelts), fat, meat scraps, bones. For example, the export of cattle hides for 2013 is about $1, 459,656 million and the United States alone exported $1bilion worth of hides of cattle's to the other countries.

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