Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. Mazuri Ferret Diet

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Mazuri Ferret Diet

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Score
F
Score
D
Summary

Summary

Mazuri has a better protein to fat ratio. However, Purizon's ratio is not bad. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Both foods are mostly free of fruits, veggies, and grains. Mazuri is 100% pea-free; Purizon has peas as its 10th ingredient. Mazuri contains controversial ingredients.

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
38%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
20.5%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
4%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
1.85 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
27
Meat Content

Meat Content

6 total
high quality
2 total
low concentration, low quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
3 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.
Low Meat Percentage too many non-meat ingredients.
Low Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly by-products.
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.85 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

 

poultry by-product meal ground brown rice dehulled soybean meal porcine animal fat preserved with bha spray dried animal blood cells poultry fat preserved with bha glutamic acid dried beet pulp soy protein concentrate soybean oil

 

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