Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry Cat Food

Tue, Apr 14, 2009

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The Good

First, Second and Fourth ingredients are named meat ingredients.

Quality Ingredients used

The Bad

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Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry Cat Food

Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry Cat Food is 1 of 3 cat food recipes under the Natural Balance Pet Food umbrella. Natural Balance cat foods come in either a canned or dry version.
 

Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry 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.
 

    Chicken Meal, Chicken, Brown Rice, Duck Meal, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Natural Mixed Tocopherols), Potatoes, Carrots, Lamb Meal, Salmon Meal, Canola Oil, Natural Flavor, Dried Egg, Brewers Yeast, Whole Ground Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Spinach, Parsley Flakes, Cranberries, L-Lysine, L-Carnitine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Kelp, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Folic Acid.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    • Chicken Meal
    • Chicken
    • Brown Rice
    • Duck Meal
    • Barley
    Chicken Meal: chicken which has been ground or otherwise reduced in particle size.

    Chicken: the clean combination of flesh and skin with or without accompanying bone, derived from the parts or whole carcasses of chicken or a combination thereof, exclusive of feathers, heads, feet and entrails.

    Brown Rice:unpolished rice after the kernels have been removed. Not a complete AAFCO definition.

    Duck Meal: No Office Definition. Most likely very similar to Chicken Meal.

    Barkey: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.

    Protein minimum 34%

    Fat minimum 18%

    Fiber maximum 3%

    Moisture maximum 10%

    Taurine minimum 0.16%

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids* minimum 0.5%

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids* minimum 3%

    *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Nutrient profile.

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Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra-Premium Dry Cat Food Consumer Ratings

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Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
8

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
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