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Royal Canin Size Health Nutrition Giant Starter Dog Food

  • Dry » 4kg Bag £20.85
  • Dry » 15kg Bag £54.58

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Description

Royal Canin Giant Starter is a complete transition food for puppies under 2 months old, weighing over 45kg at maturity. The food can also be given to bitches at the end of gestation and during lactation, providing a wholesome and nutritionally tailored diet for health, vitality and re-building strength. The unique formulation combines digestible proteins and fats, as well as replicate nutrients found naturally in maternal milk. The kibbles can be fed dry or moistened to provide a palatable and suitably textured food for giant breed puppies and their mothers.

Birth programme

Inspired by Professional research, BIRTH PROGRAMME is a unique nutritional solution which meets the needs of the bitch and her puppies during the first five stages of life cycle: gestation, birth, lactation, weaning, and growth up to 2 months old.

Giant Starter Product Kibble

Complete dog feed for the giant breed bitch (> 45 kg) and her puppies: bitch at the end of gestation and during lactation - Weaning puppies up to 2 months old.

Benefits

  • Birth Programme - Inspired by Professional research, Birth Programme is a unique nutritional solution which meets the needs of the bitch and her puppies during the first five stages of life cycle: gestation, birth, lactation, weaning, and growth up to 2 months old.
  • Gestation/Lactation Support - Nutritional profile which is adapted to the bitch’s high energy needs at end of gestation and during lactation.
  • Ideal for Transition From Milk - Nutritional response which facilitates the transition from mother’s milk to solid food (energy value, quality protein, fats).
  • Easy Rehydration - The kibbles easily rehydrate to a porridge-like consistency which is very palatable for the bitch and her weaning puppies.

Ingredients

Composition

Rice, dehydrated poultry protein, animal fats, vegetable protein isolate*, hydrolysed animal proteins, maize, beet pulp, minerals, soya oil, vegetable fibres, fish oil, fatty acid salt, fructo-oligo-saccharides, psyllium husks and seeds, hydrolysed yeast (source of manno-oligo-saccharides and beta-glucans), marigold extract (source of lutein).

Additives (per kg)

Nutritional additives: Vitamin A: 13900 IU, Vitamin D3: 1200 IU, Beta-carotene: 40 mg, E1 (Iron): 48 mg, E2 (Iodine): 3.7 mg, E4 (Copper): 8 mg, E5 (Manganese): 63 mg, E6 (Zinc): 206 mg, E8 (Selenium): 0.08 mg - Preservatives - Antioxidants.

Analytical constituents

Protein: 30% - Fat content: 22% - Crude ash: 6.9% - Crude fibres: 1.8%. *L.I.P.: protein selected for its very high assimilation.

Analysis

Analysis table Amount
Arachidonic acid (%) 0.08
Ash (%) 6.9
Beta-carotene (mg/kg) 40.0
Biotin (mg/kg) 1.32
Calcium (%) 1.2
Fibre (%) 1.8
Dietary fibre (%) 6.4
DL-methionine (%) 0.64
EPA/DHA (%) 0.3
Fat (%) 22.0
L-carnitine (mg/kg) 50.0
Linoleic acid (%) 3.51
Lutein (mg/kg) 5.0
Metabolisable energy (calculated according to NRC85) (kcal/kg) 4015.5
Metabolisable energy (measured) (kcal/kg) 4255.0
Methionine Cystine (%) 1.09
Moisture (%) 8.0
Nitrogen-free extract (NFE) (%) 31.3
Omega 3 (%) 0.73
Omega 6 (%) 3.7
Phosphorus (%) 0.95
Protein (%) 30.0
Starch (%) 26.7
Taurine (mg/kg) 1900.0
Vitamin A (UI/kg) 21000.0
Vitamin C (mg/kg) 300.0
Vitamin E (mg/kg) 600.0
Other nutrients Amount
Arginine (%) 1.64
L-lysine (%) 1.57
Minerals Amount
Chlorine (%) 0.58
Copper (mg/kg) 15.0
Iodine (mg/kg) 3.7
Iron (mg/kg) 198.0
Magnesium (%) 0.07
Manganese (mg/kg) 76.0
Potassium (%) 0.7
Selenium (mg/kg) 0.16
Sodium (%) 0.4
Zinc (mg/kg) 247.0
Vitamins Amount
Choline (mg/kg) 1700.0
Folic acid (mg/kg) 1.0
Vitamin B1 Thiamin (mg/kg) 5.1
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin (mg/kg) 0.09
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin (mg/kg) 4.7
Vitamin B3 Niacin (mg/kg) 18.3
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid (mg/kg) 30.9
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine (mg/kg) 10.0
Vitamin D3 (UI/kg) 1200.0

Feeding guidelines

The following tables show the recommended daily feeding quantities (grams per day). Fresh water should be available at all times.

Gestating bitch
Adult Weight 45kg 60kg 80kg 90kg 100kg
6 weeks of gestation 550g 680g 835g 910g 985g
7 weeks of gestation 600g 740g 910g 995g 1075g
8 weeks of gestation 650g 800g 990g 1075g 1165g
9 weeks of gestation 700g 865g 1065g 1160g 1255g
Lactating Ad libitum
Weaning Puppy
Adult Weight 45kg 60kg 80kg 90kg 100kg
0-2 weeks Babydog Milk Babydog Milk Babydog Milk Babydog Milk Babydog Milk
2-3 weeks 30g 30g 30g 50g 50g
3-4 weeks 110g 130g 160g 200g 200g
4-5 weeks 170g 195g 220g 240g 240g
5-6 weeks 190g 220g 250g 280g 280g
6-7 weeks 245g 275g 300g 400g 400g
7-8 weeks 320g 360g 400g 480g 480g

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