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Description: Metabolizable Energy
350 kcal/cup


Ingredients:
Organic Chicken, Chicken Meal, Organic Ground Brown Rice, Organic Ground Oats, Organic Ground Barley, Lamb Meal, Organic Chicken Hydrolysate, Organic Peas, Organic Flaxseed Meal, Tomato Pomace, Chicken Fat (Stabilized with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavors, Monocalcium Phosphate, Organic Sunflower Oil, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Organic Dried Tomatoes, Organic Cranberries, Organic Carrots, Organic Spinach, Organic Kelp, Dried Chicory Root, Turmeric, Garlic, Niacin Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Selenite, Rosemary Extract, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Dried Yeast Fermentation Solubles.


Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (minimum) ........ 28%
Crude Fat (minimum) ................14%
Crude Fiber (maximum) ............. 4%
Moisture (maximum) ............... 10%
Copper (minimum) ..............25 ppm
Manganese (minimum) ........80 ppm
Zinc (minimum)................. 170 ppm
Vitamin A (minimum) .....5,500 IU/lb
Vitamin E (minimum) ........125 IU/lb
Taurine (minimum)*..............0.03%


* Not recognized as an essential
nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food
Nutrient Profiles.



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3957
Review Date: Sat October 28, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First and second ingredients are named meat products, use of organic ingredients.
Cons: Minimum acceptable meat content.

The first two ingredients in the food are named meat products. The first is chicken inclusive of its water content, and once this is removed - as it must be to make a dry food - the ingredient will end up weighing around 20% of its original weight. It is thus likely to be more accurately placed much further down the ingredient list. Since it is followed immediately by a named meat meal, however, our confidence in the amount of meat in the food is not affected.


There is a further named meat meal ingredient 6th on the ingredient list, but this is unlikely to significantly increase the meat content of the food.


The next three ingredients are all grains. These are organic products, which is appreciated. However, one true meat product and three grains ahead of the fat content makes the food appear to be grain-heavy.


There are a range of fruits and vegetables that are appreciated, as is the range of probiotics.


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