Original Ultra® Chicken & Barley Formula Dry Dog
Original Ultra™

Original Ultra Chicken & Barley Formula Dry Dog

Natural Balance Original Ultra formula helps nourish your dog's complete well-being by taking an entire body approach. Original Ultra® Chicken & Barley Formula dog food is designed to support the needs of your dog through all life stages.
This formula provides a healthy balance of premium proteins, balanced carbohydrates, and key nutrients formulated by our expert nutritionists - your dog will never bark for anything else! You can find Natural Balance online or at your local Pet Specialty Store.

Formula Benefits

Nutritional Info

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (Min.) 23.0%
Crude Fat (Min.) 13.0%
Crude Fiber (Max.) 5.0%
Moisture (Max.) 10.0%
Eicosapentaenoic + Docosahexaenoic Acid (Min.) 0.12%
Calcium (Min.) 1.2%
Phosphorus (Min.) 1.0%
Zinc (Min.) 100 mg/kg
Selenium (Min.) 0.35 mg/kg
Vitamin E (Min.) 80 IU/kg
Taurine (Min.) 0.25%
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (Min.) 55 mg/kg*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min.) 0.40%*
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Min.) 2.5%*
L-Carnitine (Min.) 50 mg/kg*
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Full Ingredient List

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Pearled Barley, Oat Groats, Dried Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Brown Rice, Carrots, Brewers Dried Yeast, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dl-Methionine, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Ascorbic Acid (Source Of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Spinach, Dried Tomato Pomace, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Cranberries, Blueberries, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, L-Tryptophan, Kelp, Choline Chloride, L-Threonine, Mixed Tocopherols (Used As A Preservative), Lactic Acid, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, Citric Acid (Used As A Preservative), Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract. 

Calorie Content (Calculated)

ME = 3,640 kcal/kg; 370 kcal/8 oz cup Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.

Nutritional Statement

Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance® Original Ultra Chicken & Barley Formula dog food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lb. or more as an adult).

Feeding Guidelines

Cups* Per Day
Weight of Adult Dog (lb)
1 - 10 lb. 1/2 - 1
10 - 20 lb. 1 - 1 1/2
20 - 30 lb. 1 1/2 - 2
30 - 40 lb. 2 - 2 1/2
40 - 60 lb. 2 1/2 - 3 1/2
60 - 80 lb. 3 1/2 - 4 1/4
80 - 100 lb. 4 1/4 - 5

*Based on a standard 8 oz measuring cup.

Amounts in the table are intended as guidelines only. The food intake should be adjusted according to the age, weight, breed, climate, and activity level of your dog. Consult a veterinarian for specific weight recommendations.

When switching your dog's diet, we recommend that it be done gradually over a 5-7 day period.  Keep clean water available at all times. 

Feeding Management

Puppies: Feed up to 2 times per pound of body weight over adult levels

Pregnant Females: Minimal increase needed during first 6 weeks. Weeks 7, 8, & 9 increase up to 25%

Lactating Females: Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. Feed in 3 equal meals per day.

 

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