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Feline Nutrition Easy Homemade Recipe Calculator

This recipe calculator will help you determine the amounts of each ingredient to use based on the weight of the chicken thighs you are starting with. Enter the weight of the meat with bone after you have removed the extra bone and half of the skin and the calculator will figure out how much of all the other ingredients you need. Round off the supplement amounts as necessary. See Feline Nutrition's Easy Homemade Cat Food Recipe for complete step-by-step instructions.

Chicken Thigh Weight: Remove about 20 to 25% of the bone from the total amount of meat used. For example, if you use ten thighs, then take out the bone from two of them. This keeps the calcium/phosphorus ratio correct. Remove the skin from half of the thighs. If your cats are chubby you can remove all of the skin before weighing it. Don't remove the fat from the meat. Weigh the meat after you have removed these skin and bone amounts.


Chicken Thigh Weight: Pounds Kilograms
Heart Option: Using Raw Chicken Heart Not Using Raw Chicken Heart
Raw Chicken Liver: oz
Raw Chicken Heart: oz
Water: oz
Raw Egg Yolks:
Taurine: mg
Wild Salmon or Wild Caught Small Fish Oil: mg
Vitamin B Complex: mg
Vitamin E: IU
Lite Iodized Salt: tsp
Psyllium Husk Fiber (optional): tsp


Measure Equivalents (Water)

Cups Fluid Oz TBSP TSP Milliliter
1 C 8 oz 16 Tbsp 48 tsp 237 ml
3/4 C 6 oz 12 Tbsp 36 tsp 177 ml
2/3 C 5 oz 11 Tbsp 32 tsp 158 ml
1/2 C 4 oz 8 Tbsp 24 tsp 118 ml
1/3 C 3 oz 5 Tbsp 16 tsp 79 ml
1/4 C 2 oz 4 Tbsp 12 tsp 59 ml
1/8 C 1 oz 2 Tbsp 6 tsp 30 ml
1/16 C 1/2 oz 1 Tbsp 3 tsp 15 ml

Meat/Liver/Heart Equivalents

Grams Milligrams TSP
1 g 1000 mg 0.21164 tsp
4.7249 g 4724.9 mg 1 tsp

Salt Equivalents

Grams Milligrams TSP
1 g 1000 mg 0.17857 tsp
5.6 g 5600 mg 1 tsp

Psyllium Husk Powder Equivalents

Grams Milligrams TSP
1 g 1000 mg 0.5 tsp
2 g 2000 mg 1 tsp