I'm getting ready to place a bulk order for food for our new pup. The food is coming in fresh and I'll need to package it and store it in the freezer. Since it's going to be a 400lb order, I want to do it right the first time and not have to defrost/change it much. I purchased a 15 cf freezer and plan on buying his food in bulk for 5 months at a time.
My question is... how much should I plan on the pup eating at 8 weeks old? From all my research, it seems that 1.8-2lbs is the norm for pups and adults alike...
I thought I would start at 1.8lbs a day, split into two meals. Both meals would have an equal amount of RMB, MM and OM.
RMB – 12.6 oz
MM – 14 oz
OM – 1.4 oz
I'm going to add a heaping teaspoon of Tripe to each dinner.
I'm going to give 1-2 raw eggs a week until he's 6 months and then go to 2-3 a week.
At 4 months old, I'm going to start supplementing salmon oil/Vit E.
I'm going to start Maximus off with Chicken necks and wings as the RMB and chicken meat as the MM. I'm going to be using Beef and Pork heart as the main MM and will introduce/try those out a week after the chicken to see how he handles the new protein source.
For the OM, I'm going to use Beef liver and Beef Kidney.
I'm also buying Pork necks, turkey necks, Chicken backs, thighs and leg quarters to use as his RMB as he gets older.
So I'd like any and all input on the above plan
It's a big order and I plan on placing the order Thursday and picking it up on Friday and spending half the night packaging it all
Also, any ideas on where I can buy a few hundred zip lock bags in bulk?