animals living in freedom, well-developed instinct that tells you that they can be eaten and what can not.In domestic animals this instinct is lost, so the owner should know what you can feed your animal.
Food should not be stale or moldy.Green feed should not be from the lawn adjacent to the industrial enterprises.Before feeding the animal, all the fruits, vegetables, herbs should be thoroughly washed and dried.In no event it is impossible to feed a chinchilla wet greens.
If chinchilla never eaten green fodder or just do not get them in the winter, then it must gradually accustom.We need to start with small portions, over time, increasing them.Animal feed must be once a day at about the same time, preferably in the afternoon or evening.Such feeding promotes proper and regular digestion.Chinchilla can be fed in the morning, if the previous meal has been completely eaten.Naturally, the remains before a new feeding should be clean.
How can we feed a chinchilla?
chinchillas exist for roughage, which are dry and succulent and nutritious mixture enriched with vitamins and minerals.
Rough food - it's hay.It should be fresh and of good quality.It helps to improve the digestion of the animal.Hay should consist of well dried herbs and papilionaceous plants.If it is green and pleasant smell, it is good quality hay.Wet and moldy hay is impossible not only to feed the animal, but is not recommended to pave of his litter, as chinchilla can eat it.Hay can be given in any quantity, as uneaten leftovers become the completion of litter.
Juicy feed include grass, twigs of trees, vegetables and fruits.They contain large amounts of organic substances, vitamins and minerals that have therapeutic value.In autumn and winter feed chinchillas vegetables root vegetables such as carrots, celery, parsley.Fresh fruit give the apples and dried fruit - gled, wild rose, barberry and thorn.Chinchillas you should not feed cabbage, because it causes bloating.
The mixtures contain nutrients that are necessary for the proper functioning and development of the organism chinchilla.Pay attention to the composition of the mixture, more varied than it is, the more it contains essential fats and amino acids.Chinchilla should be fed a mixture of different types.
in the mixture should include about 15% protein, 50% of nitrogen compounds without hoods and up to 5% fat.Typically, the mixture - is green pellets brown.They are sold in pet stores.