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Pedigree Big Dogs Roasted Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Pedigree Big Dogs Roasted Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Dry Dog Food are Whole Grain Ground Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, and Animal Fat.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 10%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,441 kcal/kg, 326 kcal/cup

Pedigree Big Dogs Roasted Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Ground Whole Grain Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate), Corn Gluten Meal, Animal Fat, (Source Of Omega 6 Fatty Acids [preserved with Bha/citric Acid]), Meat And Bone Meal (Source Of Calcium), Ground Whole Grain Wheat, Soybean Meal, Brewers Rice, Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dried Peas, Dl-methionine, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, L-tryptophan, Dried Carrots, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Blue 2, Niacin (Source Of Vitamin B3), Red 40, D-calcium Pantothenate, [source Of Vitamin B5], Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement [vitamin B2], Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate [vitamin B1], Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride [vitamin B6], Folic Acid
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient

This corn product is ground to a fine flour to make it more digestible and is used to give fuel to your pet. Diamond tests all incoming corn for aflatoxin.

Chicken By-Product Meal is rendered mix of less desirable parts (eg. gizzards, giblets, feet), internal organs (eg. lungs, spleen, liver, heart, kidneys) and bones of a chicken.

Chicken by-products are protein rich like chicken and also it's a natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

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.

Preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of vitamin E).

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Pedigree Big Dogs Roasted Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 10% fat, 4% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 47%.

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 Pedigree Big Dogs Roasted Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Dry Dog Food as 47%. Basically, 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 Pedigree kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (22%)
Starch (47 %)
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