Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula Review

Performatrin Dry Cat Food Review


Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: None

Est. Calories: 365 cal/100g

Overall, Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula is a significantly below average cat food, earning 3 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list. For more information on our cat food analysis techniques, please click here.

Please note that CatFoodDB may earn a small commission on purchases made via links on this site. Thanks for your support!


Ingredient Analysis

When evaluating a cat food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.

Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • duck
  • duck meal

Questionable Ingredients

  • pea starch

Potential Allergens

None

Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.

Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula does contain with its top ingredients duck and duck meal which are considered quality protein sources.

Additionally, Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula also contains as top ingredients pea starch. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your cat's diet. However, they are sometimes used to help maintain the kibble shape in dry foods.

This product does not appear to contain any of the common feline food allergens, however this is not a guarantee that cats who suffer from allergies will by symptom-free while eating this food.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula has:

  • significantly less protein than average
  • significantly more carbohydrates than average
  • significantly less fat than average
  • less fiber than average
  • significantly less moisture than an equivalent wet food
In general, cats have been shown to do better with a higher protein, medium fat, lower carb diet with sufficient moisture. However, specialty diets as recommended by your veterinarian may prioritize a different nutritional breakdown.

Calorie Breakdown

Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Performatrin Ultra Limited Green Pea & Duck Formula has approximately 365 calories per 100g (103 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories compared to the average of the other dry cat foods in the CatFoodDB.


All the product information on this page is based on data collected from the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on November 16, 2019.

The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.


Ingredients

Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:

Green Peas, Duck, Duck Meal, Pea Starch, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Natural Flavor, Pea Fiber, Flaxseed, DL-Methionine, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Carotene, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate)


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
30.0%
Fat: (min)
12.0%
Fiber: (max)
3.0%
Carbs: (est)
45.0%
Ash: (est)
0.0%
Moisture: (max)
10.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.

Protein: (min)
33%
Fat: (min)
13%
Fiber: (max)
3%
Carbs: (est)
50%
Ash: (est)
0%
Calories: (est)
365/100g

*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each cat food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.

Although a high score may be indicative of a higher-quality product it is not a guarantee. Similarly, a low score may or may not indicate an inferior product. The best food for your cat is the one that meets their individual needs.


Want CatFoodDB in your inbox?

Sign up to be notified when we publish new cat food reviews and other ways to help you feed your cat.