With just 2 ingredients before the first fat, we believe there is a decent amount of meat in this product. Even though, we always recommend adding fresh meat to all dogs diet. We do recommend this dog food.
By Nature Puppy Formula Ingredient Analysis

  1. Chicken meal http://dogfoodchat.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Castor-Pollux-Organix-Puppy-Formula.jpg
  2. Ground barley
  3. Chicken fat
  4. Lamb meal
  5. Chicken
Chicken meal is a good meat for dogs.

Ground barley is a medium grade of grain.

Chicken fat, all dogs need some fat in their diet and this is a good fat.

Lamb meal is an excellent meat for dogs.

Chicken is a very good meat for dogs.



By Nature Puppy Formula Ingredient List

Chicken Meal, Ground Barley, Chicken Fat (Stabilized with Mixed Tocopherols), Lamb Meal, Chicken, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oats, Flaxseed Meal, Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavors, Fish Oil (Natural source of DHA), Alfalfa Meal, Yeast Culture, Salt, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Blueberries, Cranberries, Dried Chicory Root, Raspberries, Turmeric, Niacin Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Selenium Yeast, Sodium Selenite, Rosemary Extract, Dried Yeast Fermentation Solubles.

By Nature Puppy Formula Guaranteed Analysis

Guaranteed Analysis describes the nutrient content required by AAFCO labeling standards to be identified on every product package. Since these are guarantees, pet food manufacturers work to formulate diets that meet or exceed the minimum requirements.
  • Crude Protein (minimum) 30%
  • Crude Fat (minimum) 20%
  • Crude Fiber (maximum) 4%
  • Moisture (maximum) 10%
  • Copper (minimum) 25 mg/kg
  • Manganese (minimum) 35 mg/kg
  • Zinc (minimum) 170 mg/kg
  • Vitamin A (minimum) 12,100 IU/kg
  • Vitamin E (minimum) 275 IU/kg
  • Taurine (minimum)* 0.03%
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)* 0.45%
  • Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)* 3.50%
  • DHA (minimum)* 0.05%
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
By Nature Puppy Formula Feeding Guide

Puppy Formula Feeding Guidelines (cups* per day)
Body WeightAge in Months
in Lbs.2 – 45 – 78 – 12Adult
Less than 10 1 ⁄ 4 – 3 ⁄ 4 1 ⁄ 4 – 1 ⁄ 2 1 ⁄ 4 – 2 ⁄ 3 2 ⁄ 3 – 3 ⁄ 4
10 – 20 1 ⁄ 2 – 1 1 ⁄ 2 2 ⁄ 3 – 1 1 ⁄ 2 2 ⁄ 3 – 1 1 ⁄ 4 2 ⁄ 3 – 1 1 ⁄ 4
20 – 301 1 ⁄ 2 – 31 3 ⁄ 4 – 3 1 ⁄ 4 1 3 ⁄ 4 – 3 1 ⁄ 2 3 ⁄ 4 – 1 1 ⁄ 2
30 – 502 3 ⁄ 4 – 42 1 ⁄ 2 – 3 3 ⁄ 4 2 2 ⁄ 3 – 3 2 ⁄ 3 1 – 2 1 ⁄ 4
50 – 703 3 ⁄ 4 – 4 1 ⁄ 2 3 – 43 1 ⁄ 4 – 4 1 ⁄ 2 2 – 3 1 ⁄ 4
70 – 1003 1 ⁄ 4 – 4 1 ⁄ 2 4 – 52 3 ⁄ 4 – 4
** A standard 8 oz. measuring cup holds approximately 4.0 oz. of By Nature Puppy Formula.


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Protein (minimum)……………….25.0 %
Fat (minimum)…………………….14.0 %
Moisture (maximum)…………….10.0 %
Fibre (maximum)…………………...4.0 %
Ash (maximum) …………………....7.0 %
Calcium ……………………………..1.7 %
Phosphorous ………………………1.0 %
Calcium / Phosphorous ratio ….1.7: 1.0
KCal As Fed....540 (155grams/8oz cup