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Old January 25th, 2019, 08:40 AM
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Raw nutrition calculator

My vet suggested https://secure.balanceit.com/ which is veterinary endorsed, and is pretty handy to mix different ingredients around and see how this affects the nutrition analysis. However, it is STRONGLY lacking in the sense that it doesn't allow you to add bone-in meats so the calculations are always lacking calcium/phos/etc that I know my dog is getting.

Does anyone know of another website that calculates nutrition analysis that might have more options?
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Old January 26th, 2019, 09:35 PM
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There is this https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/ however again, even with the bone-in meat selections it lists the nutrients for the "edible portions" so of course the bone is not going to be included as "edible" as this is for humans.
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Old January 27th, 2019, 08:52 AM
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There is this https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/ however again, even with the bone-in meat selections it lists the nutrients for the "edible portions" so of course the bone is not going to be included as "edible" as this is for humans.
Yes, that's a good idea. I was thinking to do that too - use a nutrition website to figure it out. This will take a lot of calculations since I have a lot of ingredients in the pup's food.
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Old December 6th, 2019, 08:35 AM
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Is there a calculator that's able to estimate and assume certain percentages of ingredients?
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Old December 6th, 2019, 10:50 PM
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It has been a few years since I used https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/

and I see there have been some major changes to it. I used to use it basically for meat to bone ratio in fowl food preparation for our cats.
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