Food Comparison Chart pt 1

Discussion in 'Dog Food and Recipes' started by 29harvickfan, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. 29harvickfan

    29harvickfan New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2007
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Occupation:
    4
    Location:
    Missouri
    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/pag...lth/A Comparison of Dry Dog Foods 26SEP06.pdf

    This is regular file
    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.
     
  2. 29harvickfan

    29harvickfan New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2007
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Occupation:
    4
    Location:
    Missouri
    Part 2
    A Comparison of Adult Dry Dog Foods – 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 – 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’ 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.
     

Share This Page