Nutrisource Grain Free Chicken Formula

Even though we like this dog food we would like to see one of the pea ingredients replaced with a meat. This is a grain free product and we feel comfortable about recommending this product.

Nutrisource Grain Free Chicken Formula Ingredient Analysis

  1. Chickennutrisource grain free chicken dog food
  2. Chicken meal
  3. Pea
  4. Pea starch
  5. Pea flour

Chicken is a very good meat for dogs.

Chicken meal is also a very good meat for dogs.

Peas, pea starch and pea flour are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, thiamine (B1), iron and phosphorus.

Nutrisource Grain Free Chicken Formula Ingredient List

Chicken, chicken meal, peas, pea starch, pea flour, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), natural flavors, salmon meal (a source of fish oil), tomato pomace, dried egg product, potassium chloride, sunflower oil, brewers yeast, salt, minerals (zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, cobalt proteinate, selenium yeast), yeast culture (saccharomyces cerevisiae, enterococcus faecium, lactobacillus acidophilus, aspergillus niger, bacillus subtillis), taurine, vitamins (vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, niacin, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), glucosamine hydrochloride, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), choline chloride, chondroitin sulfate, yucca schidigera extract, calcium iodate, rosemary extract.

Nutrisource Grain Free Chicken Formula Guaranteed Analysis

Guaranteed Analysis describes the nutrient content required by AAFCO labeling standards to be identified on every product package. Since these are guarantees, pet food manufacturers work to formulate diets that meet or exceed the minimum requirements.

US Metric
Crude Protein (Min.) 28.0% 280 g/kg
Crude Fat (Min.) 18.0% 180 g/kg
Crude Fiber (Max.) 5.0% 50 g/kg
Moisture (Max.) 10.0% 100 g/kg
Omega – 6 Fatty Acids (Min.) 3.0% 30 g/kg
*Omega – 3 Fatty Acids (Min.) .2% 2 g/kg
Glucosamine (Min.) 550 ppm 550 mg/kg
*Chondroitin (Min.) 150 ppm 150 mg/kg
*Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (Min.) 80 mg/kg 80 mg/kg
*Lactobacillus Acidophilus (Min.) 50 million CFU/lb 50 million CFU/lb
*Enterococcus Faecium (Min.) 35 million CFU/lb 35 million CFU/lb
*Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Min.) 900 million cells/lb 900 million cells/lb

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

Calorie Content – Metabolizable Energy (calculated): 3,600 kcals per kg, 360 kcals per cup

Nutrisource Grain Free Chicken Formula Feeding Guidelines

Feed 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 10lb of body weight. Feed 60 to 90 grams per 5 kg of body weight

Weight (lbs./kg) Amount to Feed (cups/grams)
10 lbs. / 4.5 kg 3/4 Cup / 90g
20 lbs. / 9 kg 1 1/2 Cups / 180g
30 lbs. / 13.5 kg 2 Cups / 240g
40 lbs. / 18.5 kg 2 1/2 Cups / 300g
50 lbs. / 22.5 kg 3 Cups / 360g
60 lbs. / 27 kg 3 1/4 Cup / 380g
70 lbs. / 32 kg 3 3/4 Cups / 440g
80 lbs. / 36 kg 4 Cups / 475g
90 lbs. / 40 kg 4 1/2 Cups / 530g
100 lbs. / 45 kg 4 3/4 Cups / 560g

These guideline amounts are a starting point for adult dogs. Vary the amount fed to suit the age, activity level and temperament of your dog. Feed to maintain ideal body condition. Do not let your dog become overweight. These guideline amounts are for the total fed each day. Divide the amount fed by the number of feedings to get the amount per feeding.

One 8 oz measuring cup contains 3.8 ounces or 110 grams of NutriSource Grain Free dog food

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Protein (minimum)……………….25.0 %
Fat (minimum)…………………….14.0 %
Moisture (maximum)…………….10.0 %
Fibre (maximum)……………………4.0 %
Ash (maximum) …………………….7.0 %
Calcium ……………………………..1.7 %
Phosphorous ………………………1.0 %
Calcium / Phosphorous ratio ….1.7: 1.0
KCal As Fed….540 (155grams/8oz cup

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Should you have a concern regarding the diet of your dog, you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site is the opinion of the author, and is presented solely for informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving professional veterinary care for your dog(s).
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