Great Barko is a complete and balanced diet for your dog. No other foods or supplements are required to be fed apart from clean, fresh water. The quality recipe and exacting nutritional specifications of Great Barko ensures that your dog receives essential nutrients that are required to maintain health and vitality.
You will notice that by volume Great Barko is heavier than many dry dog foods, this is because during the manufacturing process the ingredients are compressed tightly together into crunchy bite size pieces. These crunchy pieces are beneficial in keeping your dog’s teeth and gums clean and healthy.
Quality & Value for Money
Great Barko has been formulated to meet or exceed the nutritional specifications recommended by the National Research Council, Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. By weight Great Barko is higher in protein and contains considerably less water than either fresh meat or canned dog food and is balanced for other essential nutrients such as energy, fat, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins and trace minerals.
Size of Dog Amount Per Day
e.g. Chihuahua, Pekingese, Toy Poodle 80g
e.g. Australian Terrier, Corgi,Dachshund 160g
e.g. Kelpie, Border Collie, Boxer 260g
e.g. Labrador, Greyhound,German Shepherd 300g
Giant Breeds. 50kg
e.g. Great Dane, Newfoundland, St. Bernard 500g
1 metric cup = approximately 170g
Introduce Great Barko gradually and increase the amount fed over a number of days.
These feeding recommendations are a guide only and will vary depending on activity level, breed and weather conditions.
As a general guide small dogs will consume approximately 1.5% of bodyweight and large dogsaround 1% of bodyweight.
Very active dogs may require up to twice the normal amount and lactating bitches two to three times the normal amount. Adjust the amount fed based upon the body condition of your dog.
If your dog is not familiar with dry dog food it may take a few days to get used to the different crunchy texture.
Ensure cool, fresh water is available at all times.
Great Barko is formulated from a selection of the following ingredients: Cooked meat or meat by-products derived from beef, lamb, poultry or pork, cooked fish or fish by-products, animal fat, vegetable oil. Cooked cereals and products derived from wheat, canola and soybeans. Lysine, methionine, threonine, tryptophan, natural flavours, bentonite, salt, enzymes and antioxidants.
Vitamins: A, D3, E, K, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B5 (pantothenate), B6 (pyridoxine), B12, niacin, folic acid, biotin and choline chloride.
Minerals: Calcium, phosphorus, sodium, chloride, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, manganese, organic selenium and zinc.
Analysis (as fed)
Protein (min) 24.0%
Fat (min) 12.5%
Vitamin A 8,000 iu/kg
Vitamin D3 800 iu/kg
Vitamin E 100 mg/kg
Riboflavin 5 mg/kg
Thiamine 2 mg/kg
Biotin 200 µg/kg