Story: Poultry industry

Nutritional values of meat

Nutritional values of meat

A roasted thigh of chicken, without skin, has similar energy and protein levels to legs of venison, lamb and beef. However, the fat content and cholesterol levels are somewhat higher.

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Source: Nelofar Athar and others, The concise New Zealand food composition tables, 7th ed. Palmerston North: New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Ministry of Health, 2006, pp. 51–57

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Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - Industry structure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)

Story by Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, published 24 Nov 2008