NRC Balanced Raw BARF Recipe
The National Research Council (NRC) for dogs and cats has established minimum and recommended allowances (RA) for essential nutrients to maintain optimal health.
Raw diet ratios achieve nutritional balance when the appropriate ingredients are selected and provided in sufficient amounts. This balance can be accomplished using raw diet ratios as a guideline to formulate a balanced meal with whole foods.
The recipe is made balanced as is, ingredient substitutions will affect nutritional balance. This recipe is made to be fed as is without ingredient substitutions. Be sure to use basic food handling and safety practices when preparing raw food.
Nutritional data on duck feet is unavailable. Data on chicken feet is available and was used in place of duck feet when formulating the recipe.
Nutritional data on emu heart is unavailable. Data on turkey heart was used in place of emu heart when formulating the recipe.
Canned Sardines in Water
Nutritional data on canned sardines in water is unavailable. Data on canned sardines in oil was used in place of sardines in water when formulating the recipe.
Pasture Pork Fat
Baked Butternut Squash
Ground Ginger Spice
Ground Sunflower Seeds
Ground Hemp Seed Hearts
Iodine content varies greatly in kelp products. NOW Kelp Pure Powder 450mcg iodine formula was used when formulating the recipe.