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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 cups


Calorie Content:
3,566 kcal/kg
425 kcal/cup


Ingredients:
Organic Free Range Chicken, Organic Rice Protein, Organic Kamut, Organic Brown Rice, Organic Oats, Organic Barley, Organic Whole Wheat, Organic Sunflower Seed Meal, Organic Flaxseed Meal, Organic Butter, Organic Quinoa, Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Mixed Tocopherols, Organic Red Beets, Organic Spinach, Organic Carrots, Organic Broccoli, Organic Blueberries, Organic Rosemary, Vitamins & Minerals


Guaranteed analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 20 %
Crude Fat (min) 12 %
Crude Fiber (max) 3 %
Moisture (max) 10 %


Typical analysis:
Moisture 10.0 %
Protein 20.0 %
Fat 12.0 %
Linoleic Acid 3.0 %
Omega 3 1.38 %
Carbohydrates 51.44 %
Fiber 3.66 %
Ash 2.9 %
Calcium 0.62 %
Phosphorous 0.5 %
Magnesium 0.15 %
Sodium 0.28 %
Potassium 0.62 %
Chloride 0.57 %
Iron 135 mg/kg
Zinc 163 mg/kg
Copper 15 mg/kg
Iodine 1.7 mg/kg
Manganese 26 mg/kg
Selenium 0.11 mg/kg
Arginine 1.63 %
Histidine 0.53 %
Isoleucine 0.88 %
Leucine 0.63 %
Lysine 0.93 %
Methionine 0.45 %
Met-Cysteine 0.88 %
Phenylalanine 1.03 %
Phe-Tyrosine 1.75 %
Threonine 0.77 %
Tryptophan 0.13 %
Valine 1.03 %
Taurine 0.02 %
Choline 1334 mg/kg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 4.48 mg/kg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 6.83 mg/kg
Niacin 57 mg/kg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 3.47 mg/kg
Folic Acid 64 mg/kg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 21 mg/kg
Biotin 5.42 mg/kg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 0.03 mg/kg
Vitamin A 7876 IU/kg
Vitamin C 7 mg/kg
Vitamin D 685 IU/kg
Vitamin E 159 IU/kg
Vitamin K 0.01 mg/kg


Nutritional statement:
Karma is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Dog Food Nutrient Profile for maintenance.



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Tue January 3, 2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First ingredient is a named meat product, use of high quality organic ingredients.
Cons: Insufficient meat products, use of wheat.

The first ingredient in the food is organic chicken. We appreciate the organic nature of the ingredient and this is likely to be of high quality. However, since it is chicken inclusive of its water content (about 80%) once that is removed it is likely that this ingredient would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight).


The ingredients kamut, brown rice, oats, and barley are all good quality. But rice protein is filler, and wheat is a low quality grain that is the number one cause of allergy problems in dogs (organic or otherwise). We prefer not to see the use of wheat in any quantity in dog food.


Overall we consider this food is unlikely to contain an adequate amount of meat for a canine. Organic ingredients are appreciated, but that does not negate the basic requirement that dog food be based primarily on meat. That, combined with the inclusion of wheat in the food, prevent us recommending this food or according it a higher rating.


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