Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Small Breed Dogs Dry Dog Food Ingredients
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.
Tapioca is used as a non-nutritive binder in dog foods.
According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Raw Boost Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken for Small Breed Dogs Dry Dog Food has 35% protein, 20% fat, 4% fiber, and 9% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 27%.