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Description: Ingredients:
Catfish meal, ground rice, rolled oats, pearled barley, dehydrated potatoes, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), vegetarian digest, tomato pomace, sodium tripolyphosphate, potato protein, calcium carobnate, flax seed, potassium chloride, vitamins (vitamen E supplement, L-ascorbyl -2 polyphospahate(source of vitamin C) inositol, niacin supplement, vitamin A supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, bea-carotene, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite comples, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B 12 supplement), minerals (zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate,zinc oxide, iron proteninate, copper sulfate, copper proteninate, manganese proteinate, manganese oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), choline chloride, yeast culture,yucca schidigera extract, rosemary extract.

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude protein 21%
Crude fat 10%
moisture 10%
Crude Fiber 4.4%



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Thu January 12, 2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First ingredient is a named meat product, uses primarily good quality ingredients.
Cons: Insufficient meat content.

The first ingredient in the food is a named meat product in meal form. This is the sole meat product in the food. We note that the manufacturer states that it does not add chemical preservatives to its products but does not specifically state that it uses ethoxyquin-free fish sources (ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative commonly added to fish destined for meal, and is believed to be carcinogenic). The manufacturer is only required to disclose preservatives it adds itself, not those added before receipt of ingredients.


The main grains are rice, oats and barley, all of which are good quality grains and low-allergenic sources of carbohydrates and additional protein. Potato is a good source of carbohydrate energy and B vitamins. There is a further potato ingredient third on the ingredient list, which is potato protein. This is a fraction and we consider it to be filler. Tomato pomace is the fibrous remains of juiced tomato (also filler).


Overall, the main concern with this food is low meat content. It appears to be a grain-heavy product.


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