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Old 04-25-2014, 08:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Those feeding Merrick (grain free)

We've switched Hans to Merrick (after trying a couple of foods, then going back to RC which he finally refused to eat). Thriving on it and loves it. We are feeding the Real Texas Beef + Sweet Potato variety.

I just want to make sure I'm calculating the amount of food correctly. He is somewhere between 35-40 lbs right now. It says on the bag that for a target weight of 40 lbs you feed 2 cups/day and increase by 25% for a puppy. Which would give us 2.5 cups a day and that's basically what he eats, maybe 3 if starving.

Or am I supposed to look at his FINAL target weight and use that? Seems weird to me because he'd never eat that much food at this stage.
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