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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be about 3 3/4 cups


Caloric Content
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 3,048 kcal/kg
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 298 kcal/cup


Ingredients
Brown Rice, Ground Rice, Chicken Meal, Rice Bran, Pearl Barley, Lamb Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Salmon Meal, Natural Flavor, Flax Seed, Canola Oil, Yucca Schidigera, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3, Manganous Oxide, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate.


Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein not less than 17.00%
Crude Fat not less than 8.00%
Crude Fat not more than 9.50%
Crude Fiber not more than 7.00%
Moisture not more than 10.00%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids not less than 1.85%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids not less than 0.40%


Nutrient Analysis
Vitamins
Vitamin A 18,250 IU/KG
Vitamin D 1,625 IU/KG
Vitamin E 180.00 IU/KG
Thiamine (B1) tion 12.00 MG/KG
Roboflavin (B2) 8.20 MG/KG
Pantothenic Acid 21.00 MG/KG
Niacin 32.00 MG/KG
Pyridoxine th 3.40 MG/KG
Folic Acid 0.20 MG/KG
Biotin 0.09 MG/KG
Vitamin B12 0.05 MG/KG
Choline 1,475 MG/KG


Minerals
Calcium 1.00 %
Phosphorus 0.78 %
Potassium 0.65 %
Sodium 0.27 %
Chloride 0.45 %
Magnesium uscles 0.22 %
Iron 185.00 MG/KG
Copper 14.00 MG/KG
Manganese 62.00 MG/KG
Zinc 205.00 MG/KG
Iodine 3.20 MG/KG
Selenium 0.40 MG/KG


Amino Acid/Fatty Acids
Arginine 0.88 %
Lysine 0.68 %
Methionine & Cystine 0.58 %
Tryptophan 0.18 %
Histidine 0.35 %
Leucine 1.60 %
Isoleucine 0.66 %
Phenylalanine & Tyrosine 1.10 %
Threonine 0.58 %
Valine 0.84 %
Omega 6 2.72 %
Omega 3 0.35 %



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sun December 30, 2007 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Third ingredient is a named meat product
Cons: Inadequate meat content

Four of the first five ingredients (including the first two) in this food are grains. Immediately, therefore, we have severe concerns regarding the meat content of the food which appears to be biscuit with a little meat for flavouring. The main grains are rice (split into three ingredients), and barley. These are, in the main, decent quality grains, but food intended for canines should be based on meat.


There are three meat ingredients in the food, all of which are in meal form - 3rd, 6th and 8th on the ingredient list. Whilst each of these products is good quality, quality cannot compensate for inadequate quantity. Our major reservation regarding this product, then, is in the low meat content of the food and we would suggest that this diet, if fed, may be supplemented with meat.


Remaining minor ingredients include flaxseed, which is a good source of Omgega 3/6 OFAs and canola oil which, although a single source oil, is not of the highest quality. The food also contains a good range of probiotics.


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