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Farmina N&D Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food

Farmina N&D Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food
Company info
Company HQ
Indjija, Serbia
Parent company
Farmina Pet Foods
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Cat Food
Cost per day: $0.41
Primary proteins
  • Boneless Chicken
  • Dehydrated Chicken
  • Dried Whole Eggs
  • Fresh Herring

Ingredients

Boneless Chicken, Dehydrated Chicken, Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Fat, Dried Whole Eggs, Fresh Herring, Dehydrated Herring, Herring Oil, Pea Fiber, Dried Carrot, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Inulin, Fructooligosaccharide, Yeast Extract, Dried Pomegranate, Dried Apple, Dried Spinach, Psyllium Seed Husk, Dried Sweet Orange, Dried Blueberry, Salt, Brewers Dried Yeast, Turmeric, 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 Gel Concentrate, Green Tea Extract, Rosemary Extract, Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative).

Overall Score

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72%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 80%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 77%
? 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 73%
? 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: 46%

Fat: 11%

Fiber: 5.1%

Moisture: 8%

Ash: 8.9%

Carb: 21%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 50%

Fat: 11.96%

Fiber: 5.54%

Ash: 9.67%

Carb: 22.83%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 49.09%

Fat: 28.51%

Carb: 22.41%

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
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
Cons
  • Expensive
  • 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 Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Boneless Chicken. Boneless chicken is chicken meat with the bones removed. In pet food, boneless chicken is a valuable source of protein.

The second ingredient is Dehydrated Chicken. Dehydrated chicken is cooked, dried meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, dehydrated chicken can be a source of protein, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals.

The third ingredient is Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes are added to pet food as an easy-to-digest source of grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates. They contain high levels of fiber, along with a number of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

The fourth ingredient is Chicken Fat. Chicken fat is a good source of omega-6 fatty acids including linoleic acid. In pet food, chicken fat also adds flavor, improves consistency, and serves as a source of the animal fat pets need for overall wellbeing.

The fifth ingredient is Dried Whole Eggs. Dried whole eggs are a combination of dried egg white and egg yolk. The dried whole eggs in pet food are a good source of healthy, easily digested protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Farmina N&D Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product Price

$7.38

Market Price avg.

$4.07

% From the Avg

+81%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.68

Market Price avg.

$0.25

% From the Avg

+169%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.41

Market Price avg.

$0.15

% From the Avg

+173%

Farmina N&D Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food 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 Prime Chicken & Pomegranate Recipe Neutered Adult Cat Dry Food to the other 534 dry cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

50%

All Products avg.

38.91%

% From the Avg

+29%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

11.96%

All Products avg.

16.8%

% From the Avg

-29%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

5.54%

All Products avg.

5.11%

% From the Avg

+8%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

22.83%

All Products avg.

37.83%

% From the Avg

-40%

Analysis Overview

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

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