Black Gold Explorer Beef Meal & Barley Formula package

Beef Meal & Barley

Black gold Explorer Beef Meal & Barley Formula is crafted to give dogs everything they need to live energetic, eventful lives outdoors with you.

Black Gold Explorer Beef Meal & Barley Formula is 100% complete and balanced for adult dogs to provide the high quality protein and energy required for everyday stamina and endurance. It contains an essential oil blend to support a healthy skin and coat with also providing natural antioxidants from fruits and vegetables.

High quality protein for active dogs

Prebiotics and oatmeal for sensitive stomachs

Fruits & vegetables. No corn, wheat, or soy

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min)24.0%

Crude Fat (min)14.0%

Crude Fiber (max)3.5%

Moisture (max)10.0%

Linoleic Acid (min)2.0%

Zinc (min)150 mg/kg

Vitamin E (min)150 IU/kg

Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min)2.3%*

Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min)0.5%*

Glucosamine (min)350 mg/kg*

Chondroitin Sulfate (min)500 mg/kg*

Calorie Content342 Kcal/Cup

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

Ingredients

Beef Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brown Rice, Grain Sorghum, Chicken Meal, Pearled Barley, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Oatmeal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Flaxseed, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Egg Product, Fish Meal, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Salt, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Dried Sweet Potatoes, Turkey Meal, Dried Chicory Root, Yeast Culture, Calcium Carbonate, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Carrots, Dried Spinach, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries.

Feeding Directions

The chart below shows the cups of Black Gold Explorer Beef Meal & Barley Formula Dog Food that is required daily to maintain condition and to support a normal level of activity in adult dogs of varying sizes.

Your Dog’s Current Weight (LB.) Standard 8oz. Cups to Feed Per Day*
5-10 3/4 – 1
10-15 1 – 1⅔
15-25 1⅔ – 2½
25-40 2½ – 3½
40-60 3½ – 4½
60-80** 4½ – 5½**

*Amounts are based on a standard 8 oz. measuring cup. A cup will hold about 3 ½ ounces of Black Gold Explorer Adult Beef Meal & Barley Formula Dog Food.

**For larger dogs, feed an additional 1/2 cup per day for each 10 lbs. of additional body weight over 80 lbs.

Feeding Guidelines

The daily amount of food that active adult dogs need is influenced by the environmental temperature, and their activity, size and breed. The amount fed should be adjusted according to the dog’s appetite and body condition. Extremely active or hard-working dogs may require and consume 1 1/2 to 3 times the amount of food indicated for their weight on the chart. Once per day feeding is adequate for adult dogs.

Provide plenty of fresh, clean water in a clean container at all times.

Remember to thoroughly wash your hands after handling your dog’s food or feeding utensils.

Statement of Nutritional Adequacy

Black Gold Explorer Beef Meal & Barley Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient profiles for adult maintenance.

Calorie Statement

Metabolizable Energy (ME) = 3454 Kcal/kg or 342 Kcal/cup (calculated)

Transition Instructions

When transitioning your dog to Black Gold Explorer Dog Food, substitute a small amount of current food with Black Gold Explorer, gradually increase over a four-day period. Suggested transition as follows:

pet food bowl showing 1/4 Black Gold Explorer 3/4 current pet food
pet food bowl showing 1/2 Black Gold Explorer 1/2 current pet food
pet food bowl showing 3/4 Black Gold Explorer 1/4 current food
pet food bowl showing 100% Black Gold Explorer

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