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Description: Caloric Content
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 3,656 kcal/kg
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 402 kcal/cup


Ingredients
Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Ground Rice, Lamb Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pearl Barley, Rice Bran, Natural Flavor, Salmon Meal, Canola Oil, Flax Seed, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Yucca Schidigera, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3, Manganous Oxide, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate.


Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein not less than 28.00%
Crude Fat not less than 17.00%
Crude Fiber not more than 4.00%
Moisture not more than 10.00%
Calcium not more than 1.90%
Phosphorus not more than 1.40%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids not more than 4.50%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids not more than 1.35%


Nutrient Analysis
Vitamins
Vitamin A 18,650 IU/KG
Vitamin D 1,660 IU/KG
Vitamin K 140.00 IU/KG
Thiamine (B1) 11.00 MG/KG
Riboflavin (B2) 11.00 MG/KG
Pantothenic Acid 25.00 MG/KG
Niacin 42.00 MG/KG
Pyridoxine 6.50 MG/KG
Folic Acid 0.80 MG/KG
Biotin 0.14 MG/KG
Vitamin B12 0.08 MG/KG
Choline 2,435 MG/KG


Minerals
Calcium 1.90 %
Phosphorus 1.40 %
Potassium 0.62 %
Sodium 0.27 %
Chloride uids 0.40 %
Magnesium 0.12 %
Iron 170.00 MG/KG
Copper 11.00 MG/KG
Manganese 21.00 MG/KG
Zinc 190.00 MG/KG
Iodine 5.00 MG/KG
Selenium 0.30 MG/KG


Amino Acid/Fatty Acids
Arginine 1.50 %
Lysine 1.10 %
Methionine & Cystine 0.80 %
Tryptophan 0.24 %
Histidine 0.45 %
Leucine 1.80 %
Isoleucine 1.00 %
Phenylalanine & Tyrosine 1.00 %
Threonine 0.85 %
Valine 1.20 %
Omega 6 4.50 %
Omega 3 1.36 %



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3957
Review Date: Tue December 25, 2007 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First and fourth ingredients are named meat products, primarily good quality ingredients.
Cons: Slightly grain heavy food

The first and fourth ingredients in this food are named meat products, both in meal form. With a supportive macronutrient breakdown, this give us reasonable confidence that the food contains an adequate amount of meat.


It is still likely that the most significant ingredient is rice. Two forms of rice are the second and third ingredients in the food which, if not split (see explanation of splitting on the how we assess the foods page) then the combined rice products would most likely outweight the meat content as the true first ingredient in the food. Rice is a decent quality grain and good carbohydrate source, as is barley, the 6th ingredient. Rice bran, however, is a grain fragment and filler.


Salmon meal is a further meat meal ingredient, but is too far down the ingredient list to add significantly to the overall meat content of the food. It is a good source of omega 3 & 6 OFAs, supporting canola oil which, although a single source oil, is not regarded by all as high quality.


The food contains no fruits or vegetables, but has a good range of probiotics.


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