A leg cut of farmed venison is nutritionally similar to lamb, and has lower kilojoules, cholesterol and fat than skinless chicken thigh. New Zealand farm-raised deer are free-range fed to produce a tender, mild meat, and only receive steroids and antibiotics when injured. All deer slaughtered for export are three years or younger to ensure the consistent size, flavour, texture and taste of the meat.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.
Source: Nelofar Athar and others, The concise New Zealand food composition tables, 7th ed. Palmerston North: New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research; Wellington: Ministry for Health, 2006, pp. 51–57.