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Unread 01-17-2013, 05:03 PM   #1
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Default Kibble vs raw

if cost would be the same - what would you choose?
I made some calculations, and Grain Free Kibble(any brand that costs around
$20 for 5lb) would cost the same (daily) as 5lb Nature's Variety Instinct frozen chicken formula. Both come out at $1 per day.

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Raw.

I feed my dog a good quality kibble now(Natural Balance L.I.D) and am planning to change her to raw this year. I've done a few years of research on it and am now comfortable with my ability to feed her to correct amount/type for a raw diet.

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am now comfortable with my ability to feed her to correct amount/type for a raw diet.
would be enough to follow manufacture feeding guide?

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would be enough to follow manufacture feeding guide?
Sorry, I'm a little dense today. Would what be enough?

A feeding guide is just that, a guide - suggestion. How much a dog needs daily depends on it's activity level, healthy weight and size.

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Got it. How would take all of those into calculation?
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Welcome to df sahara!
To answer your question. I would still prefer to feed a good quality kibble.
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I have fed my dogs both. They now just get kibble, due to availability of packaged raw in my area.

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I feed raw and prefer it. I also don't feed a raw diet that has been packaged by a company for dog food. My dogs get only human grade meats, egg, dairy, fruits, veggies and grains. They get a dog vitamin (missing link) as an extra supplement.
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I feed my dogs a mix of kibble and a homemade raw diet, all human grade ingredients..I have been doing this for a few years now. I have a good grain free kibble out all the time ..tho they only snack on it and wait for there dinner every night
I make up a 12 day batch up and freeze then just pull out what need for a few days.
Make my own treats too, they just love them

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I prefer the RAW diet, but do your homework and check ingredients. There are some RAW diets that are poor quality....which i think defeats the purpose of a "Healthier" diet.

Zoey gets Stella & Chewys Raw food and she loves it

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