Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food vs. Orijen Six Fish

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Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food

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Orijen Six Fish

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Score
D
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Orijen has a better protein to fat ratio. However, Supreme's ratio is not bad. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Supreme has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Both foods are mostly free of fruits, veggies, and grains. Supreme is 100% pea-free; Orijen has peas as its 15th ingredient. Supreme contains sugars, which have been linked to insulinoma.

Protein Content

Protein Content

36%
40%
Fat Content

Fat Content

19%
20%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2%
3%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.89 to 1
2 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

10
43
Meat Content

Meat Content

4 total
low quality
12 total
high concentration, high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

1 total
low concentration
24 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 15th Ingredient
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

No
Yes
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 peas 15th ingredient. Score without peas: B
Chicken-Free Good for ferrets that are sensitive to chicken. See all
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
High Meat Percentage most of the top ingredients are meat-based.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

Legend

Ingredients

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

 

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