An all-natural grain-free ancestral canine diet packed with protein that dogs crave. Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Dry Dog Food Recipes deliver a perfect combination of protein-rich, grain-free kibble plus real whole pieces of raw, freeze-dried meat.
Deboned Lamb, Pork Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Pea Protein, Natural Flavor, Potato Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Buffalo, Venison, Salmon Meal, Beef, Beef Liver, Apples, Gelatin, Blueberries, Organic Alfalfa, Salmon Oil (source of Omega-3 fatty acids), Salt, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.
3,738 kcal/kg or 374 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).
|Crude Protein||38.0% min|
|Crude Fat||17.0% min|
|Crude Fiber||3.5% max|
|Omega-6 fatty acid*||3.0% min|
|Omega-3 fatty acid*||0.3% min|
|Glucosamine*||800 mg/kg min|
|Chondroitin Sulfate*||800 mg/kg min|
* If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
|Goal Weight (lbs.)||Calories/Day||Cups/Day (Approx.)|
|15||464||1 1/4 cups|
|20||575||1 1/2 cups|
|40||968||2 1/2 cups|
|60||1312||3 1/2 cups|
|80||1627||4 1/2 cups|
|90||1778||4 3/4 cups|
|100||1924||5 1/4 cups|
For dogs over 100 lbs: Add 1/4 cup per additional 10 lbs. For puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs: Feed 25% more than the amounts listed.
Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Big Game Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Backcountry Big Game Recipe each day.