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Blue Seal Native Puppy Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Seal Native Puppy Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Brewers Rice, Ground Barley, Chicken Fat, and Brown Rice.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,800 kcal/kg, 380 kcal/cup

Blue Seal Native Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Brewers Rice, Ground Barley, Chicken Fat (Mixed Tocopherols Preservative), Brown Rice, Ground Flaxseed, Rice Bran (stabilized), Plain Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Egg, Natural Flavor, Fish Meal, Brewer’s Liquid Yeast, Yeast Culture, Monocalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Yeast Extract, Choline Chloride, Dried Algae, Vitamin E Supplement, DL-Methionine, Biotin, Reed-Sedge Peat, L-Lysine, Zinc Sulfate, Taurine, Selenium Yeast, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Managanese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium d-Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Rosemary Extract, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Mixed Tocopherols & Citric Acid (preservatives)
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Brewers Rice in dog food

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.

Brewers Rice is no different from white rice, except that the grain is broken into pieces. As such, it offers the same nutritional value as white rice with trace amounts of Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Calcium and Potassium.

Brewers rice is often used as an inexpensive filler ingredient to add volume to dog food and also it increases digestibility

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.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Seal Native Puppy Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 15% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38%.

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 Native Puppy Dry Dog Food as 38%. 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 Native kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (38 %)
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