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Whole Earth Farms Puppy Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Whole Earth Farms Puppy Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Barley, and Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 11%
Calories: 3,706 kcal/kg, 392 kcal/cup

Whole Earth Farms Puppy Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Barley, Potatoes, Peas, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Chicken, Salmon, Apples, Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Salt, Organic Dried Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

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.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

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.

Barley is source of carbohydrates for energy, B vitamins and fiber for a healthy digestive system. In some cases it has been known to lower cholesterol. It's a good alternative grain for dogs that are allergic to corn or wheat.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Whole Earth Farms Puppy Recipe Dry Dog Food has 27% protein, 15% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 11% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38.5%.

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 Whole Earth Farms Puppy Recipe Dry Dog Food as 38.5%. Basically, around two fifth (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 Whole Earth Farms kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (27%)
Starch (38.5 %)
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