Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food

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Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food

Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food is part of the Royal Canin cat food product line. Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food Cat Food is 1 of over 20 current cat food brands. Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food is only available in 6 and 16lb bags and a canned version.

Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Royal Canin MATURE WK 28 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.

    Ground barley, ground corn, corn gluten meal, rice, wheat gluten, chicken, chicken fat, chicken meal, oatmeal, natural flavors, dried egg product, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), mannitol, soya oil, anchovy oil (source of EPA/DHA), psyllium seed husk, potassium chloride, calcium sulfate, calcium carbonate, fructooligosaccharides, sodium chloride, choline chloride, DL-methionine, potassium citrate, dried brewers yeast extract (source of mannan-oligosaccharides), taurine, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl- 2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), niacin supplement, biotin, riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement], Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], L-tyrosine, glucosamine hydrochloride, L-lysine, tea (green tea extract), L-carnitine, , chondroitin sulfate, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), rosemary extract, preserved with natural mixed tocopherols (source of vitamin E) and citric acid.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    • Ground Barley
    • Ground Corn
    • Corn Gluten Meal
    • Rice
    • Wheat Gluten
    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.

    Ground Corn:the entire ear of corn ground, without husks, with no greater portion of cob than occurs in the ear corn in its natural state

    Corn Gluten Meal:the dried residue from corn after the removal of the larger part of the starch and germ, and the separation of the bran by the process employed in the wet milling manufacture of corn starch or syrup, or by enzymatic treatment of the endosperm.

    Rice:unpolished rice after the kernels have been removed.

    Wheat Gluten:The tough, viscid nitrogenous substance remaining when wheat is washed to remove the starch.

    Protein Min % 28

    Fat Min % 15

    Fiber Max % 4.4

    Moisture Max % 9

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