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Blue Wilderness Adult Salmon with Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Wilderness Adult Salmon with Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food are Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal, Chicken Meal, Dried Chicken, and Oatmeal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 34%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3614 kcals/kg (418 kcals/cup)

Blue Wilderness Adult Salmon with Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine), Dried Chicken, Oatmeal, Barley, Potatoes, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Pea Protein, Potato Starch, Flaxseed (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Salt, L-Threonine, DL-Methionine, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Chicory Root, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Choline Chloride, Carrots, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vegetable Juice for color, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Taurine, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

While this doesn’t include the weight of bones, the fact that this isn’t dehydrated or a meal product means that much of the weight is liquid. If you want a product that is mainly salmon, you’ll have to look elsewhere. This one has some, but it is probably not the main protein in the food.

Menhaden Fish Meal offer an excellent source of highly concentrated animal protein as well as the essential fatty acids and other nutrients menhaden fish contain.

Menhaden fish is found in Atlantic coastal waters and due to it's oily flesh, it's not an appetizing food to humans.

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.

Oatmeal is a source of complex carbohydrates, releasing sugar and energy gradually, rather than overwhelming the body as simple carbohydrates may. They are a valuable source of dietary fiber, iron, and other essential vitamins.

Oats are especially high in B vitamins, which may aid in breaking down fats for the nervous system and help support muscle tone, skin, hair, and eye health. Oatmeal is considered an excellent source of dietary fiber and key vitamins and minerals.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Wilderness Adult Salmon with Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food has 34% protein, 15% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 30%.

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 Wilderness Adult Salmon with Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food as 30%. 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 Wilderness kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (34%)
Starch (30 %)
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