Grain Free Single Protein Duck Meal Recipe
A Non-GMO Limited Ingredient Diet
Duck Meal, Chickpeas, Lentils, Peas, non-GMO Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols) Suncured Alfalfa meal, Flaxseed Meal, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Kelp, Carrots, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, Spinach, Celery, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Monosodium Phosphate, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium longum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate.
Total Microorganisms* 3.5x104 CFU/lb MIN
Crude Protein: 24% MIN
Crude Fat: 12% MIN
Crude Fiber: 4.5% MAX
Moisture: 10% MAX
Zinc: 200 mg/kg MIN
Omega-3 Fatty Acids*: 0.7% MIN
Omega-6 Fatty Acids*: 2.9% MIN
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
Grandma Mae's Country Naturals Grain Free Duck Meal Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs/32 kg or more as an adult).
Recommended Daily Feeding Information
Adult Dogs may be fed once or twice a day depending on your preference. Puppies 5 months or younger feed the recommended total daily amount divided into three small meals a day; from 6 to 12 months, feed the daily amount divided into two meals a day; from 13 to 18 months, feed once a day. Puppies whose daily ration exceeds two cups may be fed twice a day. Feed Pregnant Dogs 50% more during last 3 weeks of pregnancy. During Lactation dogs require twice the amount as an adult dog and should be fed 3 or 4 times a day. Your dog’s food requirement may vary from the feeding guidelines due to age, breed, environment, activity level, and body condition. Adjust food quantities as necessary to maintain an ideal body weight. Avoid overfeeding. Keep fresh, clean drinking water available at all times for your pet.
Calorie Content: 3390 KCAL/KG ME (calculated), 420 KCAL/CUP. Standard Measuring Cup of food weighs approximately 125 grams (4.4 oz).
About our Wholesome Ingredients
Duck meal is one of the easiest protein sources for dogs to digest which is why we call our recipe “Sensible.” It is a good value compared to many other hypoallergenic protein sources. Duck meal is great for your dog's heart health, has good levels of high-quality protein and is a good nutritional source of minerals and vitamins. Our duck farms allow birds to enjoy lots of space and outdoor time. In Chinese medicine duck is considered a “cooling” food.
Peas, Lentils and Chickpeas:
These “legumes” are excellent sources of energy and protein that have a low glycemic index and do not cause blood glucose (sugar) levels to spike right after ingestion. The reason to have more than one is that a dog’s system is likely to digest a variety of these legumes more efficiently than it would if there were only one or two of them.
Canola is an excellent substitute for chicken fat in a dog's diet and a great source of essential fatty acids.
Suncured Alfalfa Meal:
Alfalfa, a legume and m