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Description: Ingredients
Rice (24%), Lamb Meal (20%), Maize Flour, Soya, Sugar Beet, Fish Meal, Vegetable Oil, Yeast, Vitamins and Minerals.


Typical Analysis
Protein 21%
Oil 8%
Ash 9%
Crude Fibre 5%


Vitamin & Mineral Addition per Kg
Vitamin A 17000iu
Vitamin D3 1500iu
Vitamin E 65mg
Calcium 1.0%
Phosphorus 0.9%



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sun March 5, 2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Second ingredient is a named meat product.
Cons: Insufficient meat content, use of low quality grains, fillers and soy.

The primary ingredient in this food is rice. Rice is a good quality grain, but it is still a grain and dog food should be based on meat.


The second ingredient is a named meat product in meal form. There is a further meat product in the food, Fish meal 6th on the ingredient list. We note that the manufacturer does not claim to use ethoxyquin-free sources (ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative commonly added to fish destined for meal, and is believed to be carcinogenic).


The third ingredient is a grain fragment - maize flour. Maize (corn) is a problematic ingredient in dog food, difficult to digest and the cause of many allergy problems. We prefer not to see it used in dog food at all, let alone as a major portion of the food


Soy is a poor quality source of protein in dog food, and a common cause of allergy problems. Some believe that it is the number 1 cause of food allergies in dogs (outstripping even wheat).


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