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Eagle Pack are one of our American imports, being shipped all the way from Indiana. They also make Holistic Select, so don’t get confused between the two. Eagle Pack are a big company worldwide, and their dog food is the official formula for the 1,161 mile Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska. That doesn’t mean much to us though, and I can’t see any of our cats taking part in a race like that.
This review is for Eagle Pack Original Adult, but the other formulas are similar.
Chicken Meal is the main ingredient, which is a sign of a quality food, but we have to take into account peas are also dominant and will contribute a large portion of the 32% protein. Cats find meat protein far easier to digest than pea protein, and given there’s no other meat content in the food we really need to take note of this. It might be more suitable to an older, less active, or indoor cat.
The grains are decent choices, with oatmeal and barley being some of the best grains available. Brewers dried yeast is an unfortunate inclusion as it does little for a cat. It’s a waste product from the beer brewing industry, probably Budweiser.
The ingredient list is solid, with all vitamins and minerals included, with some fruits and veggies for good measure. This is what we’d expect from a decent manufacturer. It’s a decent food, and good value for money. I’ve given it 4 star but it’s a low 4 star due to the lack of meat content.
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Chicken meal as the main ingredient, good choice of grains.
Grain heavy, peas will bulk up the protein.
* Carbohydrates aren’t listed on pet food labels. This value is calculated based on levels of protein, fat, moisture, and ash. Estimated values for moisture and ash have been used where these values haven’t been given (moisture of 10%, and ash of 8%).
Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brewers Dried Yeast, Dehulled Barley, Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Flaxseed, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Cranberries, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid], Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Calcium Carbonate, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Inulin, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus licheniformis Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus oryzae Fermentation Product, Trichoderma reesei Fermentation Product, Dried Rhizopus oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.