Lamb Nutritional Profile

Lamb, which is classified as a red meat, is packed full of iron, helps support nervous system function based on its levels of B-group vitamins, has loads of zinc to boost the immune system, good source of omega fatty acids which assists heart health, skin and coats, hip and joints and brain function as well as being a rich source of protein. In all, Lamb is considered a very good biologically appropriate meat source for dogs and cats.

Biologically appropriate recommendations:

Lamb Inclusion Rate: 50-80% of formulation for dog and cat dry food.

Complimentary Carbohydrate Sources: 20-50% of formulation. These may include potato, peas, sweet potato, lentils and pumpkin.

Guaranteed Crude Protein: 32% (minimum). Protein content should be primarily from quality meat sourced through regional farms.

Nutrient 1Value per 100 g Unit
Proximates
Water 59.47 g
Energy 282 kcal
Protein 16.56 g
Total lipid (fat) 23.41 g
Carbohydrate, by difference 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Minerals
Calcium, Ca 16 mg
Iron, Fe 1.55 mg
Magnesium, Mg 21 mg
Phosphorus, P 157 mg
Potassium, K 222 mg
Sodium, Na 59 mg
Zinc, Zn 3.41 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0 mg
Thiamin 0.11 mg
Riboflavin 0.21 mg
Niacin 5.96 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.13 mg
Folate, DFE 18 µg
Vitamin B-12 2.31 µg
Vitamin A, RAE 0 µg
Vitamin A, IU 0 IU
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.2 mg
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.1 µg
Vitamin D 2 IU
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 3.6 µg
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated 10.19 g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 9.6 g
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 1.85 g
Cholesterol 73 mg

Source: USDA Nutritional Database - Lamb, ground, raw

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