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Description: Calorie Content:
3,694 kcal/kg (159 g = 1 cup)
504 kcal/cup (5.6 oz = 1 cup)


Ingredients:
Turkey, chicken, chicken meal, barley, brown rice, potatoes, rice, chicken fat, flaxseed, herring, natural flavors, apples, carrots, pumpkin, egg, sunflower oil, sea salt, potassium chloride, herring oil, cottage cheese, alfalfa sprouts, direct-fed microbials, lecithin, rosemary extract, vitamins/minerals


Guaranteed analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 24 %
Crude Fat (min) 14 %
Crude Fiber (max) 2.5 %
Moisture (max) 10 %
Linoleic Acid (Omega-6 Fatty Acid) (min) 2.5 %
Vitamin E (min) 300 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min) 500 mg/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min) 0.6 %
Total Microorganisms (min) 90000000 CFU/lb
DHA plus EPA 0.1 %


Typical analysis:
Moisture 7.5 %
Protein 25.42 %
Fat 14.28 %
Linoleic Acid 2.92 %
Omega 3 0.76 %
Carbohydrates 45.4 %
Fiber 1.92 %
Ash 6.0 %
Calcium 1.23 %
Phosphorous 0.91 %
Magnesium 0.11 %
Sodium 0.29 %
Potassium 0.67 %
Chloride 0.57 %
Iron 127.89 mg/kg
Zinc 193.43 mg/kg
Copper 14.4 mg/kg
Iodine 3.02 mg/kg
Manganese 28.22 mg/kg
Selenium 0.5 mg/kg
Arginine 1.78 %
Histidine 0.56 %
Isoleucine 0.98 %
Leucine 1.79 %
Lysine 1.5 %
Methionine 0.55 %
Met-Cysteine 0.83 %
Phenylalanine 1.04 %
Phe-Tyrosine 1.73 %
Threonine 0.95 %
Tryptophan 0.27 %
Valine 1.18 %
Taurine 982.64 mg/kg
Choline 1288.13 mg/kg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 4.15 mg/kg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 5.04 mg/kg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 43.8 mg/kg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 4.8 mg/kg
Folic Acid 0.74 mg/kg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 18.11 mg/kg
Biotin 0.12 mg/kg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 70 ug/kg
Vitamin A 23094.14 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 526.11 mg/kg
Vitamin D 2219.45 IU/kg
Vitamin E 350.74 IU/kg
Vitamin K 380 ug/kg
Calculated Calorie Content* 3692.33 kcal/kg

*Calculated amounts may differ from packaging as some packaging values are based on available feeding trial data.

Nutritional statement:
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) procedures substantiate that Innova Adult Dog Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for all life stages.



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sun April 5, 2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First three ingredients are named meat products, good quality ingredients throughout.
Cons:

The first three ingredients of this food are named meat products. The first two of these are meat inclusive of its water content (about 80%) and once that is removed, as it must be to create a dehydrated product, it is likely that the ingredient would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight). However, that still leaves a meat meal ingredient at the head of the ingredient list which gives us confidence that there is an adequate amount of meat in the food. There is a further meat ingredient 10th on the ingredient list, but this is too far down to make up a substantial portion of the food.


The major grains in the food are barley and rice. Barley is a good quality grain and carbohydrate source. Rice is a low-allergenic grain that is a good source of carbohydrates and additional protein.


The inclusion of a range of fruits and vegetables is appreciated, as are the probiotics.


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