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Castor & Pollux Pristine Grass-Fed Beef & Oatmeal Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Castor & Pollux Pristine Grass-Fed Beef & Oatmeal Recipe Dry Dog Food are Beef, Chicken Meal, Organic Oatmeal, Organic Brown Rice, and Organic Barley.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 11%
Calories: 3,727 kcal/kg, 395 kcal/cup

Castor & Pollux Pristine Grass-Fed Beef & Oatmeal Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Beef, Chicken Meal, Organic Oatmeal, Organic Brown Rice, Organic Barley, Turkey Meal, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavor, Organic Sunflower Oil, Inulin (from chicory root), Organic Flaxseed, Organic Blueberries, Organic Apples, Potassium Chloride, Salmon Oil, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Methionine Complex, Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide), Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

This is your main protein ingredient. According to manufacturer claims, this food is 96% meat product. Some pet owners feel this is a better diet for dogs.

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.

A whole grain that provides carbohydrates, fiber, and nutrients.

Whole grain source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

A whole grain that provides carbohydrates, fiber, and nutrients.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Castor & Pollux Pristine Grass-Fed Beef & Oatmeal Recipe Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 16% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 11% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34.5%.

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 Castor & Pollux Pristine Grass-Fed Beef & Oatmeal Recipe Dry Dog Food as 34.5%. 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 Pristine kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (34.5 %)
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