Perth: Backlash after butcher provides ‘petting farm’ product


A Perth butcher has courted controversy with a cheeky social media put up through which it stated it was sourcing one in every of its merchandise “straight from the petting farm”.

Swansea Avenue Household Butcher, positioned in East Victoria, this week used Fb to advertise that it had a restricted inventory of child goat.

“Ever been at a petting farm and questioned what these animals your (sic) feeding style like?,” the put up stated.

“Effectively now your probability, straight from the petting farm into our again door, bottle-fed child goats throughout 10kg solely $15kg.

“Whereas shares final.

“See if love and limitless cuddles does make your meals style higher.”

The put up ruffled a couple of feathers on-line with one particular person describing it as a “disgusting approach to promote”.

Others stated it was “an excessive amount of” and a “sick approach to promote meat”.

In response, the shop house owners restricted feedback to the put up to individuals who had adopted the web page for greater than 24 hours.

Nevertheless the put up was additionally met with folks praising the butcher for being clear about the place they sourced their meat.

“When you can’t cope with recognising your meat was as soon as an animal, don’t eat meat. Easy. When you eat it, respect it,” one particular person stated.

Others described it as “advertising and marketing genius”, the “greatest commercial” they’d seen on Fb, with one other saying “yum I’ll seize two for the spit”.

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