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Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish

Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish
Company info
Company HQ
Indjija, Serbia
Parent company
Farmina Pet Foods
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Cat Food
Cost per day: $0.29
Primary proteins
  • Cod
  • Dehydrated Cod

Ingredients

Cod, Dehydrated Cod, Herring Oil, Whole Spelt, Whole Oats, Dried Beet Pulp, Pea Fiber, Dried Carrots, Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal, Inulin, Fructooligosaccharides, Yeast Extract, Dried Sweet Orange, Dried Apple, Dried Pomegranate, Dried Spinach, Psyllium, Dried Blueberry, Salt, Brewers Dried Yeast, Turmeric, Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Beta-Carotene, Zinc Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate, Manganese Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate, Ferrous Glycine, Copper Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate, Dl-Methionine, Taurine, Aloe Vera Extract, Green Tea Extract, Rosemary Extract, Mixed Tocopherols (A Natural Preservative).

Overall Score

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66%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 58%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 69%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 25%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 85%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 36%

Fat: 20%

Fiber: 1.9%

Moisture: 8%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 26.1%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 39.13%

Fat: 21.74%

Fiber: 2.07%

Ash: 8.7%

Carb: 28.37%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 32.53%

Fat: 43.89%

Carb: 23.58%

Our Review

Pros
  • To our knowledge, Farmina has never had a product recall
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Farmina since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 Farmina has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Cod. Cod is a general term for the meat from any species of codfish. In pet food, cod can be an important source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, as well as Omega-3 essential fatty acid.

The second ingredient is Dehydrated Cod. Dehydrated cod is dried meat from any species of codfish. In pet food, dehydrated cod can be an important source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, as well as Omega-3 essential fatty acid.

The third ingredient is Herring Oil. Herring oil is derived from the boiled fatty tissue of herring fish. In pet food, herring oil is added as a source of Omega-3 essential fatty acids.

The fourth ingredient is Whole Spelt. Whole spelt is an ancient grain that is closely related to wheat. It is not a gluten-free grain. When added to pet food, whole spelt can be a source of carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and fat, along with many essential vitamins and minerals.

The fifth ingredient is Whole Oats. Whole oats have had their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance, complete with nutritious bran. The whole oats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product Price

$5.75

Market Price avg.

$4.07

% From the Avg

+41%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.49

Market Price avg.

$0.25

% From the Avg

+94%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.29

Market Price avg.

$0.15

% From the Avg

+96%

Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish is priced well above the average market price for dry cat food.

Nutritional Analysis

Adult cat foods can have a lot of variability in calorie density but generally meet requirements for the average active cat. With formulations addressing a wide variety of needs, including weight loss or gain, indoor or outdoor living, or hairball problems, individual recipes may vary greatly in calorie, fiber, and nutritional content.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Farmina N&D Ocean Codfish to the other 534 dry cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

39.13%

All Products avg.

38.91%

% From the Avg

+1%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

21.74%

All Products avg.

16.8%

% From the Avg

+29%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

2.07%

All Products avg.

5.11%

% From the Avg

-59%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

28.37%

All Products avg.

37.83%

% From the Avg

-25%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a fish based food that’s moderate in protein with high fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other dry cat foods.

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