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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-10-2014, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Question about the size of the daily raw meal

Im trying to figure out the portions of raw food to give my puppy.

I read on some websites that say divide a chicken in four pieces and use one piece a day. That seems too much if I go by 2-3% of body weight per day.

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Question about the size of the daily raw meal

For puppies you want to aim for 10% of current weight or 2-3% of adult weight (use sire or dam's weight). I would also try to feed 3x a day for puppies.

SG1 Enzo v TeMar HIC HCT CGC TC RATI GDT DHT PSA-PDC BH AD CD RN FO H.O.T.
OFA Good/Normal


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For puppies you want to aim for 10% of current weight or 2-3% of adult weight (use sire or dam's weight). I would also try to feed 3x a day for puppies.
She weights 15 lbs. so about 24 ounces a day? I think I'm feeding her about half of that right now.

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Yes 680 grams is 10% of her weight and remember this is just a guideline as she is going through phases of rapid growth she may need to eat more.

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