One of the biggest staples of Southern diets for years has been venison, otherwise known as meat processed from animals in the Cervidae family, such as deer, elk, and moose. It has also been a staple in the diets of many ancient civilizations, such as Cro Magnons and Native Americans.
But it's not just Southerners that enjoy the savory taste of venison. That's why Shaffer Venison Farms, Inc. of Pennsylvania works to produce and process the finest venison meats, to distribute all over the U.S.
Shaffer Farms' Commitment to Quality
Shaffer Farms started more than 10 years ago, and for years has been committed to providing the highest quality venison meats around. Their meats are free from harmful chemicals, stimulants and growth hormones.
Their farm operates much like a cow farm, with the deer roaming freely around their green pastures. The animals are fed a diet consisting of natural foods and minerals that they are used to eating in the wild. Because of this, Shaffer Farms venison is guaranteed to be healthy, tasty, and of the highest quality.
Venison Health Facts
For many, venison is an unknown type of meat, and unless they've had it incorporated into their diet for years, can seem a bit odd. But it can actually be a healthier alternative to beef.
Venison has only half the fat and cholesterol of most red meats. Itâs also very high in protein, and low in fat and calories. Compared to other meats, like chicken breast, ground beef, and even salmon, venison has less calories per 3 oz. serving than any of these other meats.
It also has the same protein content as a portion of salmon -- which has about 22 mg of protein per 3 oz. serving.
A Variety of Products
Even though they are known for the quality of their cuts of meat, Shaffer Farms also makes jerky, meat snacks, and even dog treats!
Their jerky selections come in many different varieties, including hickory smoked steak jerky, snack sticks, and formed jerky.
These dog treats are made from 100 percent venison, smoked in their own smokehouse! They are the perfect snack if your pet is allergic to other types of meat, and are free from antibiotics and growth hormones.
Venison is a delicious, and healthy alternative to many other forms of meat, and if your customers want top quality, Shaffer Venison Farms, Inc. has the best cuts in the business!