Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|32% (min)||18% (min)||4% (max)||10% (max)||27% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||375 (per cup)|
|Vitamin E||150 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||NA|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||NA|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||2.4%|
First 5 Ingredients:
- duck meal
- chicken meal
- egg product
- sweet potatoes
Duck is a good and tasty start, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.
Duck meal and chicken meal are rendered parts from grinding carcasses and/or remains after the main meat is removed. There are pros and cons to meal. Its advantage is it provides lots of protein for a relatively lower cost and contains low moisture content relative to straight forward named meat ingredients. However, it goes through an extensive heating and processing to ensure it is safe to eat. Not much flavor is preserved and other nutrients are wiped out.
Egg product are eggs that are removed from the shell and processed and pasteurized at a factory. Its composition does not necessary contain both the yolk and egg white from each egg. The manufacture may blend them at any ratio and may include non-egg products for processing purposes.
Sweet potatoes contains an abundant amount of vitamin A and Beta Carotene, which are important for the eyes / vision. It is also a good source of fiber and be aware that it does offer carbohydrates, since it is a starchy food type.
Ingredients To Be Aware Of
Peas are a good source of fiber and protein, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates.
Duck, duck meal, chicken meal, sweet potatoes, peas, potatoes, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), egg product, natural flavor, ocean fish meal, potato protein, roasted quail, roasted duck, smoked turkey, tomato pomace, salt, choline chloride, dried chicory root, tomatoes, blueberries, raspberries, yucca schidigera extract, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus reuteri, vitamin E supplement, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, niacin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin D supplement, folic acid.
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Diamond Pet Foods
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
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