BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Adult Dogs

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BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Adult Dogs Review

As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.


BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Adult Dogs First Five Ingredients:

  1. Deboned Chicken
  2. Chicken Meal
  3. Whole Ground Brown Rice
  4. Whole Ground Barley
  5. Oatmeal
Deboned Chicken is the first ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

Chicken Meal is the second ingredient and is a named meat ingredient. A dog’s diet needs to based on the fact that dogs need meat and protein that derives from meat.

The third, fourth and fifth ingredients are all grains. All of these ingredients are of decent quality.


BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Adult Dogs First Full Ingredients:

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Whole Ground Barley, Oatmeal, Rye, Whole Potatoes, Tomato Pomace (natural source of Lycopene), Chicken Fat (preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Chicken Flavor, Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Flaxseed, Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Alfalfa Meal, Kelp Meal, Taurine, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Yucca Shidigera Extract, Green Tea Extract, Turmeric, Garlic, Sunflower Oil (natural source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Herring Oil (natural source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Fructooligosaccharides, Monooligosaccharides, Dried Chicory Root, Black Malted Barley, Oil of Rosemary, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin C, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Beta Carotene, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1), Folic Acid, Biotin, Choline Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Zinc), Iron Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Iron), Copper Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Copper), Manganese Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Manganese), Potassium Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Potassium), Cobalt Proteinate (source of Chelated Cobalt), Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Salt, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Bifidobacterium thermophilum, Bifidobacterium longum, Enterococcus faecium.


BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Adult Dogs Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein25.0% min
Crude Fat14.0% min
Crude Fiber4.0% max
Moisture10.0% max
Calcium1.0% min
Phosphorus0.90% min
L-Carnitine*100 mg/kg min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids*0.25% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids*3.50% min
Beta Carotene*5.0 mg/kg min
Glucosamine*400 mg/kg max
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.