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Chinchilla Prices: How Much Do Chinchillas Cost?

Wondering how much a chinchilla costs? Chinchilla prices can vary greatly depending on where you get your chin from. Besides the cost of the chin, you should also take into account the setup costs, including getting basic accessories and a cage, as ...

Chinchilla Colors: Beige, Violet & Other Types of Chinchillas

There are two types of chinchillas in the wild – the long-tailed and the shorted tailed chinchilla. In captivity, the long-tailed chinchilla has been bred to produce mutations of various attractive colors. Photos and videos (when available) along ...

Chinchilla Lifespan: How Long Do Chinchillas Live?

Contents 1 Introduction to the Chinchilla’s Lifespan 2 How Long Do Chinchillas Live in Captivity? 3 How to Improve the Chances of Your Chin Living a Long & Healthy Life 3.1 Get Your Chinchillas From A Reputable Breeder 3.2 ...

Chinchilla Pre and Post Operation Preparation

Anesthetics Isoflurane (and sevoflurane) gaseous anesthetics are very well tolerated by chins - much more so than Halothane. When possible request that your vets uses either one. Less than 1% Isoflurane is metabolized - the rest is merely ...

Chinchilla Hair Rings – What It Is And How To Remove It – Video Demo

Some male chins are more prone to hair rings than others. Breeding males should be regularly checked - especially if they are "novice breeders." However, males that are not used for breeding can still get hair rings too - and should periodically ...

Chinchillas: Hand-Rearing Kits, Fostering & Rotating, Reviving Dead Kits

Occasionally a female chin has difficulty in feeding are large litter, or her milk is very slow to come in. This may mean that her kits become very hungry and desperate and if her milk is inadequate some or all of the kits may starve. However, ...

Showing Chinchillas – Here’s What You Need To Know

Here is a brief run-down of what showing a chinchilla may entail. Showing Chinchillas When a chinchilla is being judged at a show - the judges consider several main points - clarity, density, condition, and conformation. Conformation - a show ...

Chinchilla Colors, Classification And Basic Genetics

I freely admit that genetics is not my strongest subject, and as I prefer to stick with what I know, so I shall merely gloss over this topic and just explain the very basics that I am comfortable with. Thus, this article will not be of interest to ...

Should I Give My Chinchilla Supplements & Salt

It's up to you!!! Without dispute chinchillas should be fed a simple diet of good-quality chinchilla pellets and hay as their staple diet - and that is pretty much it. This may seem bland, but we must not lose sight of the fact that the ...

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