Have you ever heard about goat gallstones

Rare medicinal goat gallstones found in dead goat's stomach. ... Further investigation confirmed that the eggs were goat gallstones, a rare medicinal substance used in Chinese herbal medicine for its high iron and bilirubin content.

A Shandong farmer may have earned millions of yuan unexpectedly after a stone found in the liver of one of his sheep was judged to be a rare substance used for traditional Chinese medicine.

The grey stone, about the size of a ping-pong ball and spotted with darker patches, develops from food residue in a sheep’s stomach, the Qingdao Evening News reported local animal experts as saying.

The farmer, who bought the ewe from a local market several months ago intending to breed lambs from it, learned on the internet that two such stones that added up to the same weight as his could be worth several million yuan.
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In terms of need, the gall bladder isn't obligatory since the liver also produces bile on demand, but it helps ensure there is an adequate supply available for digestion. Cats, lions, humans and goats all have gall bladders.


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