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I've been waiting so long to try this. Of course I JUST bought a bag of food. Debating if I want to put an order in anyway. Knowing my luck, if I wait they'll be out of stock then!
 

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I'm excited to try this food as Ammy currently hates her Fromm. Why you guys like farmina so much?
1. Quality control
2. Transparency
3. Dehydrated meat vs. meal
4. Low ash content
5. Extremely palatable
6. Large kibble size
7. No vegetable protein boosters

To name a few.
 

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I take it this food is really new? it looks wonderful.

Wow the grain inclusive's price is pretty reasonable too! I would say the quality of the chicken grain inclusive is better between the two offered by Chewy--it has more meats.
 

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I take it this food is really new? it looks wonderful.

Wow the grain inclusive's price is pretty reasonable too! I would say the quality of the chicken grain inclusive is better between the two offered by Chewy--it has more meats.
I looked at these last night. These are new foods for us but not for Europe. The Wild Cod with grain is 30% protein and 18% fat and has a ton of Cod in it and no chicken ingredients of any kind. So, the "meat" thing you mentioned just means it has more of the first two animal protein ingredients. The Chicken with grain has Chicken, Fish and Eggs.

The Cod looks like one hell of an LID food and they do disclose a lot of information. Italy also happens to be a very safe place for food ingredients, safer than the US actually.

I don't see any label tricks or splitting, no legumes, no canola oil. The two grains are very water soluble so they digest very easily.

The company did filed a disclosure with TruthAboutPetFood and is on the Most Trusted List.
 

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I am so excited...bought four small bags already. Two small bags of the chicken ancestral grain and two small bags of the cod ancestral grain. Can't wait!

Did everyone see the contest they are having on their Facebook page?

"Ok folks, we will have some fun on Sunday mornings in the month of April and May. At 12 Noon EDT, I will post one dog trivia question and one cat trivia question. The first person to guess right, wins a free bag of N&D.

To play, you must "Like" Farmina USA before submitting your answer and you must email your answer to: [email protected].

I will announce the winners later in the day and arrange delivery of the winner's choice of food. Good Luck!!"
 

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I gave in and ordered a bag, even though I'm still getting through a bag of another food lol. Just couldn't resist since I've been waiting so long to try it. Plus my dog LOVED the sample.
 

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I'm waiting on my samples :) after so many rave reviews I'm thinking of trying out switching. I definitely can't afford the grain free for two 40-90lb dogs though lol. anyone have any thoughts on if the grain inclusive would be a better food than TOTW grain free that I'm feeding now? I don't know if either of mine do well or not on grains, they've always been on TOTW.
 

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I'm waiting on my samples :) after so many rave reviews I'm thinking of trying out switching. I definitely can't afford the grain free for two 40-90lb dogs though lol. anyone have any thoughts on if the grain inclusive would be a better food than TOTW grain free that I'm feeding now? I don't know if either of mine do well or not on grains, they've always been on TOTW.
Most dogs really have no problems with grains. Unless your dog is actually allergic to a specific grain or has an intolerance, I don't see how potatoes, peas, and lentils are any better than grains like oats, millet, etc.

Farmina's grain inclusive foods look much better than any of the TOTW formulas in my opinion. Considering 92% of the 30% protein is animal based. That means not much protein is coming from plants or even the added grains. Compare that with TOTW who doesn't disclose where the protein comes from, as far as I know.

I've been feeding my dog nothing but grain free foods for the past three years but I too am going with the grain inclusive foods as she did so good on the samples. I've only been feeding grain free only because I had it drilled in my head that grain free is best for some reason lol.

Anyway, even though Farmina seems to be a great high quality food, of course there's no guarantee your dogs will do good on it.
 

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Just ordered the low grain cod to try. Nug has done fantastic on the Natural Balance LID but this looks promising too and much less plant matter. We shall see.

Unfortunately geebs is on low sodium food now and all their formulas range around .3 so she will not get to partake :(
 

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Most dogs really have no problems with grains. Unless your dog is actually allergic to a specific grain or has an intolerance, I don't see how potatoes, peas, and lentils are any better than grains like oats, millet, etc.

Farmina's grain inclusive foods look much better than any of the TOTW formulas in my opinion. Considering 92% of the 30% protein is animal based. That means not much protein is coming from plants or even the added grains. Compare that with TOTW who doesn't disclose where the protein comes from, as far as I know.

I've been feeding my dog nothing but grain free foods for the past three years but I too am going with the grain inclusive foods as she did so good on the samples. I've only been feeding grain free only because I had it drilled in my head that grain free is best for some reason lol.

Anyway, even though Farmina seems to be a great high quality food, of course there's no guarantee your dogs will do good on it.
This is so true. In reality, grains are among the least likely to cause an allergy compared to things like beef, chicken, eggs and even lamb.

I have to agree these look like really solid foods, simple but lots of animal protein and things like FOS, MOS and inulin. Low mineral content even with high amounts of animal protein. Ash is low starting at 6.80% and not getting much higher even with the high protein grain free foods. 20% grains in total in the grain inclusive foods is really quite low. Some grain free foods are as much as 40% carbohydrate from other ingredients.

I also like this company's approach to vitamins, this company uses a liquid vitamin applied at the end in a vacuum so the vitamin is not exposed to heat like every other food. Hi tech stuff.
 
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