Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused High Plains Recipe Dog Food
- Real deboned beef is always the first ingredient. This high quality protein helps build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels.
- Freeze-dried raw pieces are mixed into the kibble in a pure state to provide nutritional benefits that are easily digestible and taste great. The raw inclusion goes through rigorous testing and a proven process called High-Pressure Processing (HPP) to ensure food safety.
- All Merrick Backcountry recipes are rich in Omega fatty acids for healthy skin and coat, and contain leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy hips and joints.
- All Merrick recipes are crafted in our Hereford, TX kitchen and cooked in the USA, in facilities that uphold strict FDA guidelines.
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.)
Merrick Backcountry High Plains Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
*If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
|Goal Weight (lbs)||Calories Per Day||Cups Per Day (Approx)|
|15||464||1 1/4 cups|
|20||575||1 1/2 cups|
|40||968||2 1/2 cups|
|60||1312||3 1/3 cups|
|70||1472||3 3/4 cups|
|80||1627||4 1/4 cups|
|90||1778||4 1/2 cups|
For dogs over 100 lbs: Add 1/3 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.
If feeding with wet food, reduce dry amount by 1/2 cup for every 6 oz. of wet food.
3,795 kcal/kg or 402 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).