How long does it take you to go through a bag of food?

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  1. noludoru

    noludoru Bored Now.

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    And... how many dogs do you have, what brand(s) do you feed, and how many pounds are the bags you feed?
     
  2. jess2416

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    I have Chloe, she weighs around 55lbs.. I feed Innova EVO and the bag size I get is the 13.2 lb bag, and it normally lasts around 3 weeks
     
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    hmmmm.... you know I don't really know! and now I don't feed kibble anymore.

    When I had just keeda, I would buy the 18lb Merrick bags, and I seemed to have them for close to 2 months???

    Then I added Bailey, and I think they maybe lasted 2 weeks? Then I switched foods a few times and started buy the 40lb bags, and I'd say they lasted about a month.

    Now that I feed raw, and since I don't have a large freezer, I usually only buy enough for a week.
     
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    A Pug and a Shih Tzu. We feed Taste of the Wild and I believe the bags are 15 pounds. We only have to buy one bag per month.
     
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    I have a 30 lb mutt. We feed Solid Gold, and buy the 40 lb bags. It's been 2 months and we're about half way through it.
     
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    We buy a 40 pound bag of Kirkland Signature. It lasts about 2 weeks, sometimes 3. And I have 11 dogs (7 dachshunds ranging from 7 pounds to 20 pounds, 1 Chihuahua who weighs roughly 3 pounds, 1 JRT mix weighing 10 pounds, 1 Rat terrier/Chihuahua weighing 6 pounds, and 1 poodle/eh don't really know mix lol weighing about 10 pounds).
     
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    I have 3 small dogs and buy 6.6 lbs bag of EVO red meat small bites for them. I really don't pay attention on how long it lasts, its a bit over a month. I also feed EVO can food, not every day but a few times a week with occasional raw meat.

    Where I get my food they have this reward system that gives me a free bag of food after the 10th bag and my last one was free..woo!
     
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    We feed raw now, but we used to feed Orijen.

    A 5.5lb bag lasted about 6-8 weeks with us... Rylie weighs 4lbs and Chloe weighs 5.5lbs.

    LOL.
     
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    Mine lasts about 4-5 weeks.Sometimes it can get until 6 weeks cuz i also feed mine other food aside from plain dog food.
     
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    A while. Being low energy, Daisy doesn't need much. And Benji, being little and low energy, doesn't need much either.
     
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    I have two 60-70 lb dogs. Zeus and Voodoo have active metabolisms, and they practically broke the bank when they were on kibble. They were eating 6 cups apiece; a total of 12 cups every day. A 30 lb bag of Natural Balance lasted maybe two weeks.
     
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    We have four dogs, but that's not really relevant as they all eat different things.

    It takes Winston a little over 5 weeks to go through a 40lb bag of Kirkland Lamb & Rice. He gets 2 1/4 cups per day. He's a large dog (75lbs), but very low energy, so he doesn't need much.

    When she was being fed NOW, it took Keira 2 weeks to go through a 25lb (or was it 30?) bag. She was eating 6 cups a day. Now she's on California Natural chicken & rice, which is a 35lb bag I think, so it'll probably last about a month or a little more as she only has to eat 4 and a bit cups a day of it.

    The Tollers were on raw, but due to money situations and Dance's intolerance to so many different things, they're on California Natural Herring & Sweet Potato for the time being (they'll be switched back to raw in a month or two probably). I bought a 20lb bag with both eating just under 2 cups per day. Not sure how long it'll last, but hopefully close to a month.
     
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    3-4 months or so for Summer to go through a 6.6 lb bag of EVO RM. Small dogs are nice to have sometimes. :)
     
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    I feed Taste of the Wild. I have four dogs, but only three eat that food. Two Chows (50 and 60 (ish) lbs respectively) and a yorkie. A 15 lb bag lasts 2 weeks.

    Ginger (8 lb poodle mix) eats Natural Balance Venison and Sweet Potato canned, and a case lasts 2 months, at least. And that's with sometimes snitching a bit of her food as treats for the boys.
     
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    I have 7, all rottweilers, varying from 11wks to 8 years. When we are feeding kibble, we feed Wysong and go through a 32lb box in 4.5 days. They are also getting muscle meat, ofal, veggie puree', kefir, and supplements. I suppose that if they were only eating kibble, it would only be 3 days.
     
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    Currently we are on our way to finishing a 40 lb bag of Diamond Naturals, between the three girls (2 60 lbs and 1 6 lbs) it lasted about a month and a half.

    I just brought home some EVO RM small bites for the two big girls, and they'll be getting 2 - 2 1/2 cups a day each. If I get Noodle in on the EVO, she'll get 2/3 a cup a day. Cross your fingers that Jeremy will continue to let me buy it at $65 for a 28 lb bag :)
     
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    Both of my boys are RIDONCULOUSLY easy keepers.

    When I fed all-kibble, they went through a 15 lb bag of Taste of the Wild in a month. They each got under 2 cups per day, and supplements/extras with practically every meal.
     
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    Diamond Naturals Chicken & Rice 40 lbs lasts me 9 days for 5 dogs.
     
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    Blaze is 5.5 years old 60lbs. I feed kirkland, a 40lbs bag usually last around 2 months give or take (I bought a bag on October 5th, and now we just passed the half way point int he bag). He gets 2 cups a day, maybe more depening if we do more then we normally do in a day. He is very active and does daily offleash hikes for about a hour, then plays ball or about a hour, and what ever other time at the park is spent playing with other dogs.

    he also gets a few raw bones a week just for the fun in them to him. plus keeps his teeth nice and clean.
     
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    We're feeding Chicken Soup at the moment. A small box (its either 6 or 11lbs) lasts us about a month. Kiba gets about 1/3 of a cup, and Stryder varies from 1-1.5 cups a day.

    And now that the fleas are gone, we'll see if they start itching to the new food (bangs head on wall).
     

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