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Bil-Jac Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Bil-Jac Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Chicken By-Product, Corn Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, and Chicken By-Product Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 23%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 4011 kcal/kg (402 kcal/cup)

Bil-Jac Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken By-Products (organs only, source of arginine), Corn Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken By-Product Meal (source of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate), Oatmeal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Monocalcium Phosphate, Flaxseed, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Sodium Propionate (a preservative), L-Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Proteinate, Vitamin A Acetate, Copper Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Sodium Selenite, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Inositol, Manganese Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Mixed Tocopherols and BHA (preservatives), Manganous Oxide, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient
Chicken By-Product in Dog Food
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient

Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega 6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

These are chicken parts that can include internal organs and bones and are typically what is left over after chicken processing.

Corn Meal provides immediate energy for your dog’s active lifestyle. The corn kernels have been finely ground, then cooked at high temperatures before being incorporated into the dog food. A few dogs may develop an allergy to this ingredient, but it’s not common.

Is the fifth ingredient. This is an ingredient that is rich in fiber.

Chicken By-Product Meal is rendered mix of less desirable parts (eg. gizzards, giblets, feet), internal organs (eg. lungs, spleen, liver, heart, kidneys) and bones of a chicken.

Chicken by-products are protein rich like chicken and also it's a natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Bil-Jac Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food has 23% protein, 16% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 42%.

The largest proportion of Carbohydrates in dog food is provided by starch and indeed dogs don't have carbohydrate requirement at all.

We calculated the starch ratio in Bil-Jac Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food as 42%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Bil-Jac kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (23%)
Starch (42 %)
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