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Q. We would appreciate if we could get the formulations for commercial production of pellet type(dry) cats and dogs feed. Tk.

A. Every company have a different formulation and the ingredients are dried and heated in a very specific way in order to remove most moist content and make the food last for a very long time, this isn't something you can replicate at home and as the formulations are so different from brand to brand it's not really possible for us to give you an answer.

The best way to check it - take a look at the ingredients list at the back of the bag, it's listed in the order of quantity- the first ingredient is the one at the highest percentage and so on.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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