Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. Higgins inTune Grain Free Ferret Food

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Higgins inTune Grain Free Ferret Food

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Score
F
Score
C
Summary

Summary

Higgins has a better protein to fat ratio. However, Purizon's ratio is not bad. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Higgins has fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Higgins has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Higgins is 100% pea-free; Purizon has peas as its 10th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
40%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
20%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
4%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
18
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
4 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

No, 10th Ingredient
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Contains peas 10th ingredient. Score without peas: B
3 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, and fish.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens
4 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, fish, and turkey.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

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Ingredients

boneless chicken meat dried chicken meat potatoes chicken fat dried egg boneless herring dried herring fish oil hydrolysed animal proteins pea fibre

 

chicken meal dried eggs tapioca chicken fat potatoes alaska pollock alaska pollock meal dried beet pulp flaxseed turkey meal

 

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