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Old 03-20-2007, 01:58 PM
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Default Food Comparison Chart pt 1

Thought others would like to see the cost broken down of foods. Doesn't have a lot of the top foods but IMO shows the break down pretty good.
This is a PDF file
http://www.greenacreskennel.com/page...%2026SEP06.pdf

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A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods –Recommended (updated 26SEP06)
FOOD
PRICE
CUPS/DAY1
COST/DAY2
FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

California Natural Chicken & Rice, 36#
$35.48
2.30
$0.62
Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavors

California Natural Herring & Sweet Potato
$34.15
2.75
$0.57
Herring, Barley, Oatmeal, Herring Meal, Herring Oil

California Natural Lamb & Rice, 36#
$37.45
2.75
$0..68
Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Sunflower Oil

Eagle Holistic Select (Anchovy, Sardine & Salmon), 30#
$41.38
3.0
$0.98
Anchovy Meal, Sardine & Salmon Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice

Eagle Holistic Select (Chicken & Rice), 33#
$41.38
2.0
$0.56
Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid)

Eagle Holistic Select (Duck & Oatmeal), 30#
$41.38
1.9
$0.58
Duck Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat, Oatmeal

Eagle Holistic Select (Lamb & Rice, 33#)
$41.38
3.0
$0.85
Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols & citrus acid), Oatmeal

Eagle Pack Holistic Select Large & Giant Breed Adult, 33#
$42.99
1.9
$0.67
Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols & citrus acid)

Eagle Pack Natural Formula, 33#
$31.85
3.0
$0.69
Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Yellow Corn, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal

Eagle Pack Original, 33#
$29.31
2.0
$0.40
Pork Meal, Ground Yellow Corn, Ground Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal

Fromm Four-Star, Chicken A La Veg, 30#
$39.99
3.0
$0.82
Chicken, Chicken Meal, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Sweet Potato

Fromm Four-Star, Duck & Sweet Potato, 30#
$39.99
3.0
$0.82
Duck, Duck Meal, Pearled Barley, Sweet Potato, Brown Rice

Fromm Four-Star, Whitefish & Potato, 30#
$39.99
3.0
$0.77
Whitefish, Potato, Menhaden Fish Meal, Sweet Potato, Brown Rice

Innova Canine, 33#
$40.19
2.0
$0.72
Turkey, Chicken, Chicken Meal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice

Innova Evo, 28#
$42.60
2.25
$1.03
Turkey, Chicken, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Potato

Merrick Cowboy Cookout™, 30#
$48.99
3.5
$1.27
Beef, Oatmeal, Barley, Beef Meal, Whole Brown Rice

Merrick Grammy’s Pot Pie™, 30#
$48.99
2.8
$1.00
Chicken, Oatmeal, Barley, Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice

Merrick Turducken™, 30#
$48.99
2.8
$1.00
Turkey, Oatmeal, Barley, Chicken Meal, Chicken, Duck

Merrick Wilderness Blend™, 30#
$48.99
2.8
$1.00
Buffalo, Oatmeal, Barley, Salmon meal, Venison

A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods –Recommended (updated 26SEP06)

FOOD
PRICE
CUPS/DAY1
COST/DAY2
FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

Newman’s Own Organic Chicken & Rice, 25#
$42.75
3.0
$1.35
Chicken, Organic Barley, Organic Rice, Organic Milo, Organic Oats

Solid Gold Barking at the Moon, 33#
$46.99
2.6
$0.77
Turkey, Salmon, Turkey Meal, Potatoes, Salmon Meal

Solid Gold Hund-N-Flocken, 33#
$39.29
3.25
$0.80
Lamb Meal, Ground Millet, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Barley, Menhaden Fish Meal

Solid Gold MMillenia, 33#
$37.33
3.25
$0.76
Beef Meal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice, Menhaden Fish Meal, Flaxseed Oil

Solid Gold Wolf King, 33#
$43.08
2.50
$0.67
Bison, Salmon Meal, Brown Rice, Millet, Cracked Pearled Barley

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Beef, 10#
$29.99
(1#/day)
$3.00
Beef, beef hearts, broccoli, romaine lettuce, carrots

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Chicken, 10#
$28.99
(1#/day)
$2.90
Ground chicken (including bone), broccoli, romaine lettuce, carrots, cantaloupe

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Turducken, 10#
$28.99
(1#/day)
$2.90
Ground duck, chicken and turkey (including backs, necks, frames & hearts), turkey lives, broccoli, apples,

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Turkey, 10#
$31.84
(1#/day)
$3.19
Ground turkey, turkey necks, celery, lettuce, peppers

Wellness Fish and Sweet Potato, 30#
$35.99
2.25
$0.67
White Fish, Ground Barley, Rye Flour, Menhaden Fish Meal, Ground Pearled Barley

Wellness Super5Mix Chicken, 30#
$35.99
2.25
$0.67
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown rice

Wellness Super5Mix Lamb, 30#
$35.99
2.25
$0.67
Lamb, Menhadden Fish Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown rice

Wysong Anergen, 32#
$42.18
3.0
$1.36
Lamb, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oat Groats, Ground Flax Seed, Dried Yeast

Wysong Growth, 32#
$34.98
3.0
$1.13
Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Corn, Ground Wheat, Ground Brown Rice

Wysong Maintenance, 32#
$34.99
3.0
$1.13
Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Wheat, Ground Corn

Wysong Senior, 32#
$33.99
3.0
$1.10
Turkey, Potato, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oat Groats, Ground Corn

Wysong Synorgon, 32#
$33.99
3.0
$1.10
Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Flax Seeds, Poultry Fat


1 Manufacturers recommended daily quantity for a 50 pound dog.
2 Calculated based on manufacturers provided suggested retail price, bag size, and food density (ounces of food by weight/cup).
3 Manufacturer will not provide information necessary for calculations.



A Comparison of Adult Dry Dog Foods – Not Recommended (updated 26SEP06)

FOOD
PRICE
CUPS/DAY1
COST/DAY2
FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

Blue Seal Natural 26, 50#
$19.95
3.25
$0.31
Meat & Bone Meal, Ground Corn, Wheat Flour, Corn Gluten Meal, Poultry Fat [NOT Recommended because of us of Meat & Bone Meal and Food Fragments]

Blue Seal Chicken Meal & Rice, 50#
$39.99
3.0
$0.36
Chicken Meal, Ground Rice, Ground Corn, Poultry Fat, Dried Beet Pulp [NOT Recommended because of Poultry Fat]

Diamond Premium, 40#
$21.20
2.66
$0.29
Chicken By-Product Meal, Whole Grain Ground Corn, Wheat Flower, Chicken Fat, Brewers Rice [NOT Recommended because of use of By-Product Meal]

Eukanuba Adult Maintenance, 30#
$23.99
2.0
$0.47
Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley [NOT Recommended because of use of Chicken By-Product Meal]

Heinz Kibbles & Bits Original, 35#
$16.99
3.25
$0.45
Corn, Soybean Meal, Beef and Bone Meal, Wheat Flour, Animal Fat [NOT Recommended because Corn is first ingredient, use of Beef & Bone Meal, and use of Animal Fat]

Hill’s Science Diet Adult Original, 40#
$36.99
3.0
$0.61
Chicken, Corn Meal, Ground Grain Sorghum, Ground Wheat, Chicken By-Product Meal [NOT Recommended because of use of Chicken By-Product Meal]

Hill’s Advanced Protection Adult, 35#
$35.99
3.0
$0.67
Corn Meal, Chicken by-product meal, Soybean meal, Animal fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols and citric acid), Flaxseed [NOT Recommended because corn is first ingredient, use of Chicken By-Product Meal and fat source is not clearly identified],

Hill’s Science Diet Nature’s Best, Adult Beef & Chicken, 35#
$38.99
3.0
$0.73
Brewers Rice, Ground Wheat, Chicken Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal [NOT Recommended because first two ingredients are grains, and fat source is not clearly identified]

IAMS Chunks, 40#
$28.22
2.0
$0.29
Chicken, Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Chicken By-Product Meal, Ground Whole Barley [NOT Recommended because of use of Chicken By-Product Meal]


1 Manufacturers recommended daily quantity for a 50 pound dog.
2 Calculated based on manufacturers provided suggested retail price, bag size, and food density (ounces of food by weight/cup).
3 Manufacturer will not provide information necessary for calculations.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:59 PM
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Part 2
A Comparison of Adult Dry Dog Foods ***8211; Not Recommended (updated 26SEP06)

FOOD
PRICE
CUPS/DAY1
COST/DAY2
FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

Nutro Natural Choice Lamb & Rice, 40#
$32.99
3.25
NA3
Lamb Meal, Ground Rice, Rice Flour, Rice Bran, Sunflower Oil [NOT Recommended because manufacturer will not disclose food density and kcals and because of use of food fragments]

Pedigree Complete Nutrition ***8211; Crunchy Bites Beef, 44.1#
$18.99
4.0
NA3
Ground Yellow Corn, Meat & Bone Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Animal Fat [NOT Recommended because Corn is first ingredient, use of Meat & Bone Meal, use of Chicken By-Product Meal, use of food fragments and use of Animal Fat]

Pro Pac Adult Chunk, 33#
$19.99
3.0
$0.45
Chicken Meal, Ground Yellow Corn, Chicken Fat, Meat Meal, Rice Flour [NOT Recommended because of use of Meat Meal]

Purina Beneful, 35.2#
$23.99
3.25
NA3
Ground Yellow Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Wheat Flour, Beef Tallow [NOT Recommended because Corn is first ingredient, use of Chicken By-Product Meal, use of food fragments and use of Beef Tallow]

Purina Complete Nutrition Formula Dog Chow, 50#
$15.73
2.66
NA3
Ground Yellow Corn, Poultry By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal, Beef Tallow [NOT Recommended because Corn is first ingredient, use of Poultry By-Product Meal, use of food fragments and use of Beef Tallow]

Purina Pro Plan Adult Chicken & Rice, 37.5#
$33.99
2.5
$0.57
Chicken, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Poultry By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal [NOT Recommended because of use of Poultry By-Product Meal]

Purina ONE Chicken & Rice, 37.5#
$31.99
2.5
$0.53
Chicken, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Poultry By-Product Meal [NOT Recommended because of use of Poultry By-Product Meal and use of food fragments]

Ol***8217; Roy Krunchy Bites & Bones, 20#
$6.33
3.75
NA3
Ground Yellow Corn, Beef & Bone Meal, Ground Wheat, Wheat Middlings, Corn Gluten Meal [NOT Recommended because manufacturer will not disclose food density and Kcals, Corn is first ingredient, use of Beef & Bone Meal, and use of food fragments]

1 Manufacturers recommended daily quantity for a 50 pound dog.
2 Calculated based on manufacturers provided suggested retail price, bag size, and food density (ounces of food by weight/cup).
3 Manufacturer will not provide information necessary for calculations.
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