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Nutriment - Weaning Paste - 3 to 6 weeks - 500G Tub

Nutriment - Weaning Paste - 3 to 6 weeks - 500G Tub

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Weaning Paste

Nutriment’s weaning paste is our raw dog food solution for weaning puppies. Made from one ingredient - 100% human-grade quality raw chicken - it is ideal for gently introducing young puppies to solid food.

Chicken is the perfect ingredient for weaning puppies as it’s gentle on the digestive system, whilst providing protein and other nutrients to support growth and development.

From Milk to Food
After the initial feeding from mum, which generally lasts around three to four weeks, we suggest introducing our raw weaning paste. Offering a small amount at feeding time is a great way to encourage the transition from milk to solid puppy raw dog food. Generally, this process takes place between weeks three and six of a puppy’s life, but this can vary depending on the dog.

From the age of six weeks, you can transition your puppy onto our puppy formula, which is packed with all the essential nutrition to promote healthy growth and development in young dogs.

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* THIS PRODUCT IS FROZEN *

This is a frozen raw meat product and must be stored and handled accordingly. Once defrosted this product will remain fresh for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. 

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Ingredients:
Contains 100% fresh meat and bone*.

* Please Note: this product does not contain offal.

Typical analysis as fed
Moisture: 67.2%
Protein: 16.8%
Fat: 12.4%
Ash (inorganic matter): 3.5%
Fibre: 0.4%


Useful Information

  • Moisture - the natural presence found in the ingredients
  • Protein - are biological molecules consisting of one or more chains of amino acids
  • Fat - includes all fats: saturated fats, trans fats, and the unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated
  • Ash (inorganic matter) - is the inorganic residue remaining after the water and organic matter have been removed
  • Fibre - the term given to the indigestible part of food

 

Feeding Guide

Puppies should be fed 5-6% of their growing body weight and Adult dogs should be fed 2-3% of their ideal body weight.

This is only a guide. Some dogs may need, more or less to maintain proper weight. We recommend feeding any dogs over the age of 6 months twice a day. Depending on the breed of your puppy depends on the age they can move to adult formula, larger puppies can move over sooner, but still feed puppy rations until they are fully grown.

Puppies
With puppies between 3 – 6 weeks old, you can start on our weaning paste. Just like with babies, you want to introduce plain and simple foods first. Our weaning paste is ground to a paste that will have fine bits of bone, which is great for puppies' teeth and easy for them to digest. The weaning paste is only intended as a supplement to the mother's milk. They should be allowed to suckle first then offer the weaning paste.

After 6 weeks, you can start introducing our puppy food which is still very fine and a simple, bland food. By the time they reach 4 months, you can start introducing the normal formulas.

 

Adult Dogs
Adult dogs are a lot easier to cater for. Nutriment’s enhanced raw formula meets the energy needs of all breeds of dog, offering highly digestible, flavourful and energy dense nourishment full of essential amino acids, vitamins and dietary macronutrients. Feeding your dog the correct amount of food is vital to their weight and overall health.

 

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