Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. Marshall Premium Ferret Diet - Senior Formula

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
34%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
17%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
3%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
14
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
1 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

No, 10th Ingredient
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
No
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
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

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

 

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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