Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food vs. Gilbertson & Page Dr. John Merlin Ferret Food

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Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food

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Gilbertson & Page Dr. John Merlin Ferret Food

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Score
D
Score
C
Summary

Summary

Supreme has a better protein to fat ratio. However, Gilbertson & Page's ratio is not bad. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Supreme has fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Both foods are mostly free of fruits, veggies, and grains. Both foods are pea-free. Both foods contain sugars, which have been linked to insulinoma.

Protein Content

Protein Content

36%
37.5%
Fat Content

Fat Content

19%
20%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2%
2%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.89 to 1
1.88 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

10
17
Meat Content

Meat Content

4 total
low quality
5 total
high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

1 total
low concentration
2 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

No
No
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Contains Sugars Linked to insulinoma.
3 Protein Sources Fish, turkey, and chicken.
Low Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly by-products.
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.89 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
Contains Sugars Linked to insulinoma.
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 1.88 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.

Ingredients

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Ingredients

poultry meal wheat refined chicken oil fish meal turkey meal sugar beet pulp potato protein linseed chicken liver digest soybean oil

 

poultry wheat chicken fat chicken liver egg yeast potato flaxseed sugar beet fish

 

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