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 Turkey, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Peas, Salmon Meal, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Potato Protein, Duck, Quail, Chicken, Pea Protein, Chicken 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.
Crude Protein (min) 38%
Crude Fat (min) 17%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.5%
Moisture (max) 11%
Omega-6 fatty acid* (min) 3%
Omega-3 fatty acid* (min) 0.3%
Glucosamine* (min) 1200 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate* (min) 1200 mg/kg
* If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
GOAL WT (LBS) CALORIES/DAY CUPS/DAY (APPROX)
3Lbs, 139 Calories/day - 1/3 cup
6Lbs, 233 Calories/day - 2/3 cup
10Lbs, 342 Calories/day - 1 cup
15Lbs, 464 Calories/day - 1-1/4 cups
20Lbs, 575 Calories/day - 1-1/2 cups
30Lbs, 780 Calories/day - 2 cups
40Lbs, 968 Calories/day - 2-1/2 cups
50Lbs, 1144 Calories/day - 3 cups
60Lbs, 1312 Calories/day - 3-1/2 cups
70Lbs, 1472 Calories/day - 4 cups
80Lbs, 1627 Calories/day - 4-1/3 cups
90Lbs, 1778 Calories/day - 4-3/4 cups
100Lbs, 1924 Calories/day - 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.
Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Backcountry Game Bird Recipe each day.
Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Game Bird Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance
3,738 kcal/kg or 374 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).