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Table 1 Composition and nutritive value of diets and their constituents

From: Raw meat based diet influences faecal microbiome and end products of fermentation in healthy dogs

Chemical composition RD/CD MD Complement Beef meat
Dry matter % 90.0 57.6 93.0 35.5
Crude protein %/DM 26.7 26.2 11.9 49.6
Crude fat %/DM 10.6 18.2 4.1 41.4
Crude fiber %/DM 2.8 0.7 1.2 -
Ash %/DM 10.0 4.3 5.5 2.3
Ca %/DM 0.90 0.70 1.16 0.04
P %/DM 0.70 0.40 0.31 0.48
Metabolizable Energy kcal/100 g DM 358 442 347 598
  1. RD Reference Diet, extruded diet fed until the beginning of the experimental period (T0), CD The same RD diet used as Control Diet during the experiment, MD Experimental Mixed Diet