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Hills Science Plan Healthy Development Chicken Kitten Food

  • Dry » 400g Bag £3.49
  • Dry » 2kg Bag £16.06
  • Dry » 5kg Bag £35.47
  • Dry » 10kg Bag £58.44
  • Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches £11.00
  • Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches (6 x Chicken/6 x Turkey) £8.58
  • Wet » 24 x 85g Cans £17.30

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Description

Hills Science Plan Kitten Healthy Development Chicken available from VioVet

Hills Science Plan Kitten is a complete food with Chicken that has been specifically formulated for kittens under 1 year old. It has been developed to provide your cat with the complete nutrition needed for overall health and vitality. It has been adapted to the specific needs of kittens which are different to those of older cats. They have added antioxidants which have been clinically proven to support your kitten's natural defences. The food contains a combination of balanced sodium and phosphorus levels to help vital organs to be healthy. They are made with highly digestible ingredients, such as chicken, for a gentle food that tastes delicious.

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Feeding Guide

Kittens and pregnant and lactating queens can usually be fed an unrestricted amount of food, but a guide to the daily amounts is provided.These amounts are a starting point only because animal needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight

Kittens

Science PlanTM Kitten should be fed from weaning to maturity at 1 year old. Kittens can usually be fed an unrestricted amount of Science PlanTMKitten, although the following feeding guide can be used as a starting point for 2-4 meals per day and the amount adjusted to achieve/maintain optimal bodily condition.

Pregnancy

Pregnant queens can usually be fed an unrestricted amount of Science PlanTM Kitten, although the feeding guide can be used as a starting point and the amount adjusted to maintain optimal bodily condition.

Lactation

Lactating queens should be fed unrestricted amounts of Science PlanTM Kitten (i.e. fed ad libitum) until weaning is completed.

An 85g can is equal to 25g of the dry food and a 156g can to 45g.

Dry - Kittens

Kittens 1 1/2-3 Months 4-6 Months 7-12 Months
Actual Kitten Body Weight kg Dry grams Dry grams Dry grams
0.5 30 - -
1 50 40 -
1.5 65 55 45
2 80 70 55
2.5 - 80 65
3 - 95 75
3.5 - 105 85
4 - - 90
4.5 - - 100
5 - - 110

Pregnant/Lactating Queens

Body Weight kg Dry grams
2 45 - 65
3 60 - 85
4 75 - 105
5 90 - 125
6 105 - 145
7 120 - 160
8 130 - 180
9 + 17 - 20 per kg

Can - Kitten

1 1/2-3 Months 4-6 Months 7-12 Months
Actual Kitten Body Weight kg Cans 85g Cans 156g Cans 85g Cans 156g Cans 85g Cans 156g
0.5 1 1/4 2/3
1 2 1 1 2/3 1
1.5 2 3/4 1 1/2 2 1/4 1 3/4 1 3/4 1
2 3 1/2 1 3/4 2 3/4 1 1/2 2 1/4 1 1/4
2.5 3 1/3 1 3/4 2 2/3 1 1/2
3 3 3/4 2 3 1 2/3
3.5 4 1/2 2 1/2 3 1/2 1 3/4
4 3 1/2 2
4.5 4 1/4 2 1/4
5 4 1/2 2 1/2

Pregnant/Lactating Queens

Body weight kg Cans 85g Cans 156g
2 2 - 2 2/3 1 - 1 1/2
3 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 1 1/3 - 2
4 3 1/4 - 4 1/2 1 3/4 - 2 1/3
5 3 3/4 - 5 1/4 2 - 2 3/4
6 4 1/3 - 6 2 1/2 - 3 1/4
7 4 3/4 - 6 2/3 2 2/3 - 3 2/3
8 5 1/3 - 7 1/3 3 - 4
9 + 3/4 per kg 1/2 per kg

Pouch - Kitten

1 1/2-3 Months 4-6 Months 7-12 Months
Actual Kitten Body Weight kg Pouches 100g Pouches 100g Pouches 100g
0.5 1 1/2
1 2 1/3 2
1.5 3 1/4 2 2/3 2 1/4
2 4 3 1/3 2 2/3
2.5 4 3 1/4
3 4 1/2 3 2/3
3.5 5 4
4 4 1/2
4.5 5
5 5 1/3

Pregnant/Lactating Queens

Body Weight kg Pouches 100g
2 2 1/4 - 3
3 3 - 4 1/4
4 3 3/4 - 5 1/4
5 4 1/2 - 6
6 5 - 7
7 5 3/4 - 8
8 6 1/3 - 8 3/4
9 + 3/4 - 1 per kg

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Hills Science Plan Kitten key benefits

Key Features Key Benefits
Omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) Increased, from natural source Aids optimal retinal development to allow better vision.
Supports optimal brain development to increase alertness and quicken reactions.
Energy density
Digestibility
Increased
High
Meets energy requirements without the need for large meals.
Protein Increased and high quality Supports healthy growth and strong muscles.
Minerals, including calcium Increased, but controlled Provides optimal balance for growth and development.
Promotes strong teeth and bones.
Natural fibre Added Promotes firm stools.
Target urinary pH Acid: pH 6.2-6.4 Supports urinary tract health.
Palatability High Increases acceptance.
Formulas 2 Dry, 1 Canned, 4 Pouches Increases choice to encourage acceptance.
Superior antioxidant formula Added high levels of antioxidants Neutralises free radicals and helps maintain a healthy immune system.

Ingredients

Dry

Chicken (minimum Chicken 40%, Chicken and Turkey combined 65%): Chicken and turkey meal, ground maize, animal fat, fish oil, digest, dried beet pulp, potassium chloride, flaxseed, salt, L-lysine hydrochloride, L-tryptophan, taurine, magnesium oxide, vitamins and trace elements. Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols, citric acid and rosemary extract.

Can

with Chicken (minimum Chicken 20%, Chicken and Turkey combined 30%): Pork liver, pork, chicken, soybean meal, dried whole egg, animal fat, maize gluten meal, maize starch, digest, dried beet pulp, cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, fish meal, fish oil, L-lysine hydrochloride, dried yeast, calcium carbonate, calcium sulphate, DL-methionine, taurine, potassium chloride, L-tryptophan, magnesium oxide, vitamins and trace elements.

Pouch

Chicken (minimum 40%): Chicken, pork, wheat flour, salmon, protein powder, calcium sulphate, cellulose, DL-methionine, L-lysine hydrochloride, syrup, taurine, L-tryptophan, magnesium oxide, vitamins and trace elements.

with Turkey (minimum 4%): Chicken, turkey, pork, wheat flour, salmon, protein powder, calcium sulphate, cellulose, DL-methionine, L-lysine hydrochloride, syrup, taurine, L-tryptophan, magnesium oxide, vitamins and trace elements.

Analysis

Dry

Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Beta-carotene 1.5 mg/kg 1.6 mg/kg 0.03 mg
Calcium 1.28 % 1.35 % 297 mg
Carbohydrate(NFE) 22.9 % 24.3 % 5.3 g
Fat 25.5 % 27 % 5.9 g
Fibre(crude) 1.2 % 1.3 % 0.3 g
Magnesium 0.09 % 0.1 % 22 mg
Moisture 5.5 % 1.3 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.88 % 0.93 % 205 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 3.64 % 3.85 % 846 mg
Phosphorus 0.97 % 1.03 % 226 mg
Potassium 0.8 % 0.85 % 187 mg
Protein 38 % 40.2 % 8.8 g
Sodium 0.48 % 0.51 % 112 mg
Taurine 0.2 % 0.21 % 46 mg
Vitamin A 12650 IU/kg 13386 IU/kg 294 IU
Vitamin C 70 mg/kg 74 mg/kg 1.6 mg
Vitamin D 520 IU/kg 550 IU/kg 12 IU
Vitamin E 650 mg/kg 688 mg/kg 15 mg

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 430 455
kJ/100g 1799 1904
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.4

Can

Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Calcium 0.37 % 1.3 % 299 mg
Carbohydrate (NFE) 4.7 % 16.4 % 3.8 g
Fat 6.8 % 24 % 5.5 g
Fibre (crude) 0.8 % 2.7 % 0.6 g
Magnesium 0.03 % 0.12 % 27 mg
Moisture 71.6 % - 58 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.27 % 0.96 % 220 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 1.41 % 4.98 % 1147 mg
Phosphorus 0.27 % 0.95 % 219 mg
Potassium 0.25 % 0.9 % 206 mg
Protein 14 % 49.3 % 11.4 g
Sodium 0.09 % 0.3 % 69 mg
Taurine 0.12 % 0.41 % 94 mg
Vitamin A 19900 IU/kg 70030 IU/kg 1614 IU
Vitamin D7] 375 IU/kg 1320 IU/kg 30 IU
Vitamin E[sup:7 230 mg/kg 809 mg/kg 19 mg

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 123 434
kJ/100g 516 1816
kcal/can 85 г - 105 156 г - 192
Protein digestibility 85 %
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.4

Pouch

Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Beta-carotene 0.3 mg/kg 1.5 - 1.6 mg/kg 0.03 mg
Calcium 0.21 - 0.24 % 1.07 - 1.25 % 237 - 281 mg
Carbohydrate(NFE) 3.2 - 3.5 % 16.4 - 17.9 % 3.7 - 3.9 g
Fat 5 - 5.3 % 26 - 26.6 % 5.8 - 5.9 g
Fibre(crude) 0.2 - 0.3 % 1.2 - 1.7 % 0.3 - 0.4 g
Magnesium 0.016 - 0.019 % 0.08 - 0.1 % 18 - 22 mg
Moisture 80.2 - 80.7 % - 89.5 - 94.1 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.13 - 0.19 % 0.68 - 0.96 % 153 - 212 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 1.08 - 1.14 % 5.57 - 5.76 % 1253 - 1272 mg
Phosphorus 0.17 - 0.15 % 0.88 - 0.9 % 197 - 200 mg
Potassium 0.16 - 0.17 % 0.82 - 0.86 % 182 - 192 mg
Protein 9.2 - 9.4 % 47.3 - 47.4 % 10.4 - 10.7 g
Sodium 0.1 - 0.11 % 0.49 - 0.59 % 109 - 133 mg
Taurine 0.07 % 0.37 - 0.38 % 84 mg
Vitamin A 15610 - 29120 IU/kg 80481 - 150951 IU/kg 1780 - 3395 IU
Vitamin C 13.5 - 14 mg/kg 70 - 71 mg/kg 1.5 - 1.6 mg
Vitamin D 235 IU/kg 1188 - 1218 IU/kg 26 - 27 IU
Vitamin E 106 - 109 mg/kg 549 - 552 mg/kg 12 mg

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 88 455
kJ/100g 367 1902
kcal/pouch 88
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.2

Additional information

  • During the last half of lactation, kittens can be weaned on to the same Science Plan™ Kitten food that is being fed to the queen, which simplifies the weaning process.
  • All Science Plan™ Kitten formulas are enriched with a high level of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an essential structural component of the brain which occurs naturally in mothers' milk. Feeding Science Plan™ Kitten to pregnant and lactating queens provides kittens with high levels of DHA before weaning. When also fed to kittens after weaning, additional DHA is supplied throughout the critical formation and development of brain and eyes.

Recommended for

  • Kittens, from weaning until 1 year old
  • Pregnant and lactating queens

Not recommended for

Long-term feeding to adult cats, unless they have higher than normal energy requirements.

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