Yarrah Organic Dry Dog Food
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Yarrah Organic

It’s great to see the word Organic, but with Yarrah Organic does it mean a quality product or does it mean an effective use of marketing?

Let’s take a look at the Organic Chicken formula…

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The product is 19.9% organic dried chicken, which is a good start, but what’s the remainder of the food? The answer is grains

The bulk of the food comprises of oatscornwheat, and soy. That’s a lot of grains, with wheat and soy being common allergens. The digestive tract of a canine is shorter than ours, which doesn’t allow sufficient time to digest grains as efficiently as they digest meat, so it’s far from an optimum diet. That said, oats are certainly one of the better selections, but they could do away with the others. Corn is used to bulk up protein.

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It’s nice to see organic chicken fat as a better inclusion than ambiguous animal fats. Herring offers a good source of omega fats for joint health, wellbeing, and a shiny coat.

The protein percentage of 26% is respectable, but this is comprised of not only chicken, but largely the corn, peas, and liver in the food. At least with the protein percentage being slightly above average it means less carbs in the food. That’s a small plus, but the food is mediocre.

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Ingredients and analysis

* Carbohydrate estimate calculated based on listed Protein and Fat percentages, Moisture (10%), and Ash (8%).

Organic dried chicken (19,9%), organic whole grain oats, organic yellow corn, organic whole grain wheat, organic soy husks (source of fiber), organic chicken fat (source of energy and essential fatty acids), organic peas, organic baobab (source of calcium and potassium), wild dried MSC¹ herring (3%) (source of essential omega 3&6 fatty acids), organic hydrolyzed liver, organic sunflower seed husks (source of fiber), minerals, brewers yeast (source of highly digestible protein and amino acids).
¹From an MSC certified sustainable fishery. www.msc.org.

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Veronika
Veronika
3 years ago

Well I guess at least most of the ingredients are organic, but supposedly cooking organic makes it not that great anymore.