Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. Vitalin British Chicken Complete Ferret Diet

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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Vitalin British Chicken Complete Ferret Diet

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Score
F
Score
F
Summary

Summary

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

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
38%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
19%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
2%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
17
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
None
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 Chicken and fish.
Low Meat Percentage too many non-meat ingredients.
Low Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly 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 meat meal rice chicken oil sugar beet fish meal brewer’s yeast fish oil chicken liver digest fructo-oligosaccharides mannan-oligosaccharides

 

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