Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food

Sun, Jun 28, 2009

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First and second ingredients are named meat ingredients

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Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food

Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food is made and manufactured by The BLUE Buffalo Co. Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food is part of the BLUE Spa Select product line.
 

Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of cat food. The ingredients before the first fat source usually make up the vast majority of the cat food.
 

    Salmon, Salmon Meal, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Whole Ground Barley, Fish Meal, Dried Egg, Chicken Fat (preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols), Whole Potatoes, Natural Chicken Flavor, Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Cranberries, Blueberries, Flaxseed (natural source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Alfalfa Meal, Kelp Meal, Taurine, L-Lysine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Green Tea Extract, Turmeric, Salmon Oil (natural source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Black Malted Barley, Oil of Rosemary, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin C, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Beta Carotene, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Folic Acid, Biotin, Choline Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Zinc), Iron Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Iron), Copper Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Copper), Manganese Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Manganese), Potassium Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Potassium), Cobalt Proteinate (source of Chelated Cobalt), Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Salt, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Bifidobacterium thermophilum, Bifidobacterium longum, Enterococcus faecium.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    1. Salmon
    2. Salmon Meal
    3. Whole Ground Brown Rice
    4. Oatmeal
    5. Whole Ground Barley
    Salmon - No AAFCO definition.

    Salmon Meal - the clean, dried, ground tissue of un-decomposed whole fish or fish cuttings, either or both, with or without the extraction of part of the oil.

    Whole Ground Brown Rice - the entire product obtained by grinding the rice kernels after the hulls have been removed.

    Oatmeal - Oatmeal is Oatmeal....

    Whole Ground Barley - consists of at least 80 percent sound barley and must not contain more than 3 percent heat-damaged kernels, 6 percent foreign material, 20 percent other grains or 10 percent wild oats.

    Crude Protein 34.0% min

    Crude Fat 18.0% min

    Crude Fiber 4.0% max

    Moisture 10.0% max

    Ash 7.0% max

    Magnesium 0.10% max

    Taurine 0.15% min

    Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 1.50% min

    Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 2.50% min

    *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food Consumer Ratings

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Rating: 9.2/10 (12 votes cast)
Blue Buffalo Adult Cat Salmon and Brown Rice Cat Food, 10.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
9

First Five Ingredients

This score is based on the first five ingredients
7

Protein Content

This score is based on the total meat protein content
7

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
6

Total

7.25
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