Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food vs. Purina Pro Plan Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula

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Supreme Science Selective Complete Ferret Food

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Purina Pro Plan Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula

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Score
D
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Supreme has a better protein to fat ratio. Purina's ratio of 2.21 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Supreme has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Purina has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Supreme is 100% pea-free; Purina has peas as its 11th ingredient. Supreme contains sugars, which have been linked to insulinoma.

Protein Content

Protein Content

36%
42%
Fat Content

Fat Content

19%
19%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2%
2.5%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.89 to 1
2.21 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

10
31
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

1 total
low concentration
4 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 11th 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 11th ingredient. Score without peas: C
3 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, and fish.
Low Meat Percentage too many non-meat ingredients.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.21 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

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

 

chicken corn gluten meal rice beef fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols soybean meal chicken by-product meal poultry by-product meal soy protein isolate dried egg product cassava root flour

 

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