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Verus Advanced Opticoat Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Verus Advanced Opticoat Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato Formula Dry Dog Food are Menhaden Fish Meal, Potatoes, Ground Barley, and Ground Oat Groats.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 22%
Crude Fat (min.): 10%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,501.35 kcal/kg, 397 kcal/cup

Verus Advanced Opticoat Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Menhaden Fish Meal, Potato, Ground Barley, Ground Oat Groats, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Flaxseed, Dried Kelp, Dried Pediococcus acidilactici Fermentation Product, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Calcium Carbonate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Carnitine, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Betaine Anhydrous, Iron Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

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.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

This grains is a complex carbohydrate that is an excellent source of energy for dogs and is filled with fiber and nutrients that are easily digested by dogs.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Verus Advanced Opticoat Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato Formula Dry Dog Food has 22% protein, 10% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 49%.

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 Verus Advanced Opticoat Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato Formula Dry Dog Food as 49%. 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 Verus kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (22%)
Starch (49 %)
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