Whole Pilchards (approx. 19 per Kg) – $12.50/Kg
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Whole pilchards are a excellant whole food; meaning your pets gets the eyes, bones, flesh, skin and the stomach contents and this is a great power food for them. Also a great jaw worker and teeth cleaner as they have to chew.
HINT: If your dog or cat are new to pichards then cut them up small and gradually feed bigger and bigger pieces until they get the hang of eating the whole fish.
Suitable for cats & dogs, kittens & puppies
Older dogs and cats would benefit from whole pilchards to maintain joint function and may help with arthritis.
Nutrtional Facts about Pilchards
Whole pilchards are very high in protein and low in fat. They are an excellent source of high-quality proteins with sufficient amount of all the essential amino acids. Fats in fish are less saturated and the most prominent fats in fish are Omega-3 fatty acids. Fish oil is also one of the few natural food sources of vitamin D. Vitamins include A, B2, B3 & B5 and D.
Vitamin A: Is important for growth and development, for the maintenance of the immune system and good vision.
B Vitamins: Are important for growth, reproduction, immunity, hair growth, regulation of food intake, blood cells, neurological function, eye structure, cardiac function, skin structure and function.
Vitamin D: By balancing the body’s levels of calcium and phosphate, this vitamin helps the formation of healthy bones and teeth. A deficiency of Vitamin D can cause rickets.