Empress Chinchilla Breeders Cooperative, Inc. 



Empress Chinchilla is dedicated to the education of chinchilla breeders around the world. This page is designed to aide in reaching more breeders. Below you will find blurbs from our magazine, The Breeder, so you can get a glimpse of what the magazine is all about.

Available Articles for Non-Members

Below you will find current articles that are available to non-members. You may purchase the article for a one time fee and you can receive an emailed copy in PDF form or you may receive a mailed copy. Please make your selection below.


The Breeder Article Preview

September 2012

By Dr. Ed Bonnette, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl ACAN,  Companion Animal Nutritionist with Hubbard Feeds
"...Again, the digestive tract of a chinchilla is very long and can absorb almost all the nutrition out of the feed.  This makesthem a little different from rabbits and horses an that they will actually eat their own manure to get some of the nutrient back that passed throught the body.  ......"

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