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Blue Seal Entrust Active Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Seal Entrust Active Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Ground Corn, Ground Barley, Chicken Fat, and Corn Gluten Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 11%
Calories: 3,815 kcal/kg, 400 kcal/cup

Blue Seal Entrust Active Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Ground Corn, Ground Barley, Chicken Fat (Mixed Tocopherols Preservative), Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Rice Bran, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Ground Flaxseed, Yeast Culture, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Monocalcium Phosphate, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Biotin, DL-Methionine, Reed-Sedge Peat, Vitamin E Supplement, Alfalfa Meal, Selenium Yeast, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Taurine, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Betaine, Copper Sulfate, Sweet Potatoes, Dried Chicory Root, Blueberries, Cranberries, Raspberries, Dried Carrots, Tomatoes, Turmeric, Yeast Extract, Niacin Supplement, Calcium d-Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Fish Oil (natural source of DHA), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Mixed Tocopherols, Rosemary Extract, Citric Acid (preservatives)
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Ground corn is a carbohydrate and a source of vitamins and minerals.

An analysis of this recipe reveals that this formula features key ingredients that are rich in protein and mineral content in its primary ingredients. Barley is a hearty and healthy cereal grain that is rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants and minerals and vitamins that are a necessary source of nutrition for your dog daily (magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin E).

Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.

Corn Gluten Meal is the principal protein of corn. Despite the name, corn gluten does not contain true gluten which makes it 100% gluten-free indeed.

CGM has over 60% crude protein and good for digestibility.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Seal Entrust Active Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 18% fat, 4% fiber, and 11% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34%.

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 Blue Seal Entrust Active Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food as 34%. Basically, around one third 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 EnTrust kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (34 %)
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