Chinchillas are mammals. As such, chinchilla reproduction is not too dissimilar to ours. And it is very similar to other rodents. But there are key differences. Especially when compared to us humans. If you own chinchillas, and especially if you plan on mating them, you'll want to know how they reproduce. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about … [Read more...] about Chinchilla Reproduction (Mating Behavior & All Vital Info)
Pregnancy is incredibly hard on the mother. That's true whether she is human, chinchilla, or any other species. When it comes to chinchilla pregnancy, you can make it much easier on your pet. And on you. You do that by knowing what to expect, and what is expected of you. And that is what we are going to help you with today. Keep reading to learn all about the … [Read more...] about Chinchilla Pregnancy (Gestation Period & Everything Else You Need To Know)
Breeding chinchillas is surprisingly easy. But only if you know what you are doing. It takes the right knowledge and some planning. I will help you with both of those in this brief step-by-step guide on how to breed chinchillas. It does not take much to get started, if you are just breeding a single pair. But if you want to make money mating chinchillas, you'll … [Read more...] about Breeding Chinchillas (Everything You Need To Know)
You may have noticed that your breeder will not sell any chinchillas below a certain age. At least not if they are a reputable breeder. That's because baby chinchillas need to spend a certain amount of time with their mothers. During this time, they learn from their mom and mimic her behaviors. This is important for their development. So how long do baby … [Read more...] about How Long Do Baby Chinchillas Stay With Their Mother?
Sexing chinchillas isn't hard. True, it's not as easy as a mammal, but it's much easier than a reptile or bird. Of course, the breeder or pet store should tell you the gender of your chinchilla when you adopt it. But if, for whatever reason, you find yourself needing to determine the sex of a chinchilla, you might try to take a look at its genitalia for yourself and … [Read more...] about Sexing Chinchillas (How To Determine Chinchilla Gender)
Baby chinchillas are adorable! Even more so than the adults. So it only makes sense to want to adopt a baby and watch it grow up in front of your eyes. But baby chinchillas are different from adults. It is important you know how to care for baby chinchillas and are aware of their special needs and requirements. Keep reading for all the answers and absolutely … [Read more...] about How To Care For Baby Chinchillas (And Where To Find Them)
Have you suddenly found yourself with a pregnant chinchilla? Or are you thinking of breeding these cute little rodents? Whichever the case may be, you probably have a number of questions. You should have a number of questions. And how many babies a chinchilla gives birth to in a single litter is likely first on the list. Keep reading for the answer to that question, … [Read more...] about How Many Babies Do Chinchillas Have? (+6 Fun Facts)
Do you have a female chinchilla? Then it only makes sense to wonder if chinchillas have periods. I have a female myself and had this exact same question. And if you have multiple chinchillas sharing a cage, or you plan on breeding chinchillas, the answer becomes even more important. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about chinchillas and … [Read more...] about Do Chinchillas Have Periods? (And How It Actually Works)