Blue Wilderness Adult Chicken vs. Marshall Premium Ferret Diet - Senior Formula

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Blue Wilderness Adult Chicken

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Marshall Premium Ferret Diet - Senior Formula

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Score
F
Score
D
Summary

Summary

Marshall has a better protein to fat ratio. Blue Wilderness's ratio of 2.22 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Marshall has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Blue Wilderness has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Marshall is 100% pea-free; Blue Wilderness has peas as its 3rd ingredient. Marshall contains controversial ingredients.

Protein Content

Protein Content

40%
34%
Fat Content

Fat Content

18%
17%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

4%
3%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.22 to 1
2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

37
14
Meat Content

Meat Content

6 total
high quality
3 total
high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

12 total
low concentration
1 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

No, 3rd Ingredient
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
No
Remarks
Contains peas 3rd ingredient. Score without peas: D
3 Protein Sources Chicken, fish, and eggs.
Middle Quality Meat the meat ingredients are a mixture of pure and by-products.
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.22 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens
Contains controversial ingredients
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
Middle Quality Meat the meat ingredients are a mixture of pure and by-products.
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.

Ingredients

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Ingredients

deboned chicken chicken meal pea protein tapioca starch peas menhaden fish meal chicken fat dried egg product pea fiber natural flavor

 

chicken by products chicken corn meal chicken by-product meal dried beet pulp oatmeal brewers dried yeast dl-methionine l-lysine sodium propionate and mixed tocopherols

 

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