Why red meat (ie beef) used so seldom?

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  1. Demonic Angels

    Demonic Angels always raining

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    I've been doing a lot of searching around for a food for my cocker. I noticed yesterday that she really likes the Evo 95% canned beef, so I started looking around for a kibble that had beef as the main ingredient. The only one I can find is the Evo Red Meat. Why is that? Is there something I should know about beef not being good for her?
    I also just read Dogtor J's thread. I've never had a problem with my cocker having allergic reactions to her foods, but of course, now I'm concerned. Is beef not a good choice?
    Thanks
     
  2. weylyn

    weylyn New Member

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    As a raw feeder I can tell you that red meat is much more expensive than (most) white meats. Chicken is the cheapest thing on my list, usually averaging around .60-.70c per pound (that's whole bird, not leg quarters which can be about .30c per pound). Red meat is usually double that. IMHO, that's why you see a lot more chicken kibble than beef-based kibble.
     
  3. Renee750il

    Renee750il Felurian

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    Yup. If she's not having any problems with the 95% canned food, I sure wouldn't worry about her having a problem with the red meat EVO.
     
  4. Demonic Angels

    Demonic Angels always raining

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    Yay. Another food for her to try (and hopefully want to eat!!!)
    Thanks!
     
  5. PoodleMommy

    PoodleMommy Yorkie Love

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    My dog just changed to Innova Red Meat and LOVES it... so far we have not had any problems with it.
     
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    Same here....so far, so good!
     
  7. Mordy

    Mordy Quigleyfied

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    Solid Gold also makes a beef-based formula. It's quite low in protein though, I wouldn't feed it without additional supplementation of fresh or at least canned meat.
     
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    is that the barking at the moon?
     
  9. pup-man

    pup-man Permanent Troll

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    NO - It's Mmillennia Beef & Barley with protein in the 22 percentile.
     

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