Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. Pretty Bird Natural Gold Ferret

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Pretty Bird Natural Gold Ferret

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Score
F
Score
C
Summary

Summary

Purizon has a better protein to fat ratio. Pretty Bird's ratio of 2.27 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Pretty Bird has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Both foods are mostly free of fruits, veggies, and grains. Pretty Bird is 100% pea-free; Purizon has peas as its 10th ingredient. Pretty Bird contains sugars, which have been linked to insulinoma.

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
50%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
22%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
5%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
2.27 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
15
Meat Content

Meat Content

6 total
high quality
4 total
high concentration, high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
2 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

No, 10th Ingredient
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
No
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
Contains Sugars Linked to insulinoma.
2 Protein Sources Pork and chicken.
High Meat Percentage most of the top ingredients are meat-based.
Middle Quality Meat the meat ingredients are a mixture of pure and by-products.
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.27 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are 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

 

hydrolyzed pork chicken meal poultry fat potato starch powdered chicken l-lysine tomato pomace dl methionine cellulose potassium citrate

 

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