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Description: Ingredients:
Salmon, brewers rice, canola meal, oat meal, beef tallow preserved with mixed-tocopherols (source of Vitamin E), tuna meal, salmon meal, brewers dried yeast, natural flavors, salt, potassium chloride, vitamin supplements (E, A, B-12, D-3), choline chloride, zinc sulfate, ascorbic acid (source of Vitamin C), ferrous sulfate, riboflavin supplement, niacin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, biotin, thiamine mononitrate, folic acid, copper sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), calcium iodate, sodium selenite.

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (Min) 26%
Crude Fat (Min) 16%
Moisture (Max) 12%
Crude Fiber (Max) 4%



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3957
Review Date: Sun March 5, 2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros:
Cons: Insufficient meat content, use of low quality grains and fat.

The first ingredient in the food is a named meat product, but since this is salmon inclusive of its water content (about 80%) and this ingredient will weigh only about 20% of its wet weight once water is removed (as it must be to make kibble) it is unlikely that this is the true first ingredient in the food. There are two further meat products in the food, both fish meal 6th and 7th on the ingredient list but this is too low to make up a substantive portion of the food.


The next ingredient is a low quality grain and this makes up the major portion of the food. Brewers rice is a low quality grain and by-product. Canola is a low quality source of linoleic acid, but oatmeal is a decent quality grain.


Beef tallow is a very low quality fat obtained from the tissue of cattle in the commercial process of rendering.


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