Chicken Nutritional Profile
Chicken is a very popular protein source found in dog and cat food. It is packed full of protein, vitamins and minerals needed for many health processes in dogs and cats.
Biologically appropriate recommendations:
Chicken Inclusion Rate: 60-80% of formulation for dog and cat dry food.
Complimentary carbohydrate sources: 20-40% of formulation. These may include potato, peas, sweet potato, lentils and pumpkin.
Guaranteed Crude Protein: 34% (minimum). Protein content should be primarily from quality meat sourced through regional farms.
|Nutrient||1Value per 100 g||Unit|
|Total lipid (fat)||3.57||g|
|Carbohydrate, by difference||0||g|
|Fiber, total dietary||0||g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||0||mg|
|Vitamin A, RAE||5||µg|
|Vitamin A, IU||17||IU|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||0.32||mg|
|Vitamin D (D2 + D3)||0||µg|
|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||0||µg|
|Fatty acids, total saturated||0.863||g|
|Fatty acids, total monounsaturated||1.444||g|
|Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated||0.49||g|
Source: USDA Nutritional Database