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January 2019

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January 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Past Pres Message & Youth Show

Chinchilla Garments Silent Auction

Hall of Fame

Identifying new Babies in the Chin Unit

Saving Babies

Judges Report – Ohio Show

Chinchillas 101

Judges Report PAC Northwestern Show

Anthropomorphism Threat

February 2019

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February 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Youth Show

Chinchilla Garments Silent Auction

2019 Membership Drive

Hall of Fame

Building your Branch through Social Media

Building your Branch one Event at a Time

Judge’s Report – Ohio Show

Chinchillas 101

Malocclusion Discussion

Branch Responsiblilty

Mycotoxins

March 2019

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March 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Membership Drive

Why People Care so Much for Animals

The perplexing Ebony

A Closer Look at Genetics

Judges Report – Colorado Show

Chinchillas 101

Youth Essay Contest Winner

National Show Brags

April 2019

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April 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Membership Drive

Chinchillas as a Second Income

How to be Productive

Chores Streamlined

Hall of Fame

Automation

Spring Cleaning

What’s Hopping at AK Chins

Mycotoxins

Chinchillas 101

May 2019

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May 2019

Contenets

President’s Message

Membership Drive

Record Keeping – Pedigrees

Record Keeping – Grading Sheets

Record Keeping – Herd Book

Hall of Fame

Mycotoxins’ Effect on Gut Development

Dan and Anna Harris Retire

Digestive Problems of Chinchilla

Buddy Turns 21

Chinchillas 101

June 2019

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June 2019

Contents

2018 – 2019 Show Season Results

July 2019

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July 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Mapping Herd Improvement

What does Herd Improvement Mean to You?

Ideas on Herd Improvement

What is a Herd Improvement Animal?

Need for Quality Water

Chinchillas 101

Herd Improvement Round Table Discussion

August 2019

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August 2019

Contents

President’s Message

National Annual Meeting

Maintaining Chinchilla Health

Keeping Chinchillas Healthy

Diabettes in Chinchillas

Progressive Politicians Should not be Banning Fur.

Research – Chinchilla Body Temperatures

Chinchillas 101

California Branch Report

Ohio Branch News

September 2019

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Sept 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Show Rules

10 Class Show

Show Preparation

Clarity

Grooming

How to Groom

Trimming Tails

Chinchillas 101

October 2019

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Oct 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Schedule

Mutation Show Classes

Chinchillas 101

Testing a new Mutation

Getting Real about Illnesses

Southern Minnesota Branch Report

November 2019

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November 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Schedule

HInts to Determine Clearness

Veiling – a Controversial Subject

Colony Breeding – a Forgotten Method

Guide toward Herd Improvement

Tribute to Gary

Chinchillas 101

December 2019

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December 2019

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting News

National Show Details

Passing the Torch

Your 2020 Checklist

Baby Season is Near

Fur Outlawed – Will Leather be Next

Chinchillas 101 – Minimizing Holiday Stress

January 2018

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January 2018

Contents

President’s Message

Cage Maintenance

2018 National Show

Chinchilla 101

Reasons not to Allow Buyers on Your Property

Results of 1953 Chinchilla Census

Chinchilla Breeders Hall of Fame

Article on Long Furs by Doc Lauridsen

Interview with Reg Chapman

How to Tell Clearness of Color

Ohio Branch Planning & Growing

February 2018

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Feb 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2018 National Show

Faux Fur

Chinchillas 101

Chinchilla Ranch in the Redwoods

High Cost of Real Estate

Hall of Fame

Selecting Herd Improvement Animals

Sound Business Practices

In Memoriam – Doc Butler

Field Days for Beginners

March 2018

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March 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2018 National Show

Comparison of Chinchillas

Lanigera vs Brevicaudata

Chinchillas 101

Hall of Fame

Fur Structure

Respect

Directors Meeting Results

In Memoriam – Bill Edstrom

Historical Moments in Chinchilla History

April 2018

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Apr 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2018 National Show Report

Meet Judge Dan Jensen

Newest Hall of Fame Recipient

Chapman Award

Chinchilla 101

Hall of Fame

What is the Purpose?

Code of Ethics Defined

Colony Breeding

Vitamin C

May 2018

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May 2018

Contents

President’s Message

The Birth of Buckeye Chinchillas

Willard George Award

Pricing Chinchillas

Hall of Fame

Chinchilla 101

Are you Ready for Summer Time?

Embryonic Development of Chinchillas

Meet Judge Ralph Shoots

Balanced Ration

Chinchilla “Liberation” in California

A Different Mosaic

June 2018

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June 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2017/2018 Shows

Breeding for Quality

July 2018

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July 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2nd Quarter Board Meeting Notes

Harvesting Wood

Feeding a Supplement

Which Treats are Healthy

Hall of Fame

Chinchilla 101: Show Quality

Herbs

Meet Judge Gene Adcock

The Facts About Hay

August 2018

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August 2018

Contents

President’s Message

ECBC Updates

Responsible Chin Producer or “BYB”

Animal Shelter Defined

Maine Chinchilla Shelter

NWI Shelter

Hall of Fame: Gary and Margot Neubauer

Gunning Trophy

Chinchilla 101: Keeping Chinchillas Out of Shelters

Hall of Fame: Jim Ritterspach

Cuddlebug Rescue

Cali_FID Exotic Rescue

Singapore Rescues

September 2018

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September 2018

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting

2019 National Show

Well Water

Water PH

Bottles vs Automatic

Water Filters

Hall of Fame

Chinchillas 101

Spring vs Purified

4-H program in Michigan

Giardia

October 2018

October 2018

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October 2018

Contents

President’s Message

Mutation Classes

Environmental Factors

Dusting and Show Do’s and Don’ts

ECBC Shows at a Glance

Chinchillas 101

Hall of Fame

Grooming for Show

Trimming Tails

Completing Show Paper Work

What has Prime got to do with it?

November 2018

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November 2018

Contents

President’s Message

Meet Ron Jedel Region 3 Director

Optimize Your Reputation Through Photos

Preparing Your Chinchilla for Photos

ECBC Shows a Glance

Chinchillas 101

Hall of Fame

Using a Light Box

Rating the Best Cell Phone Cameras

1992 National BV Show

Chinchilla Ear Imaging

Tips for Photographing Animals

December 2018

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December 2018

Contents

President’s Message

Dan Jensen Director Report

Show Rules and Youth Show

When the Crisis Strikes You

Carpool to Shows

Automating the Chinchilla Unit

Shows at a Glance

Hall of Fame

Travel with Chinchillas

Chinchillas 101

Quitlt from Ribbon and Rosettes

January 2017

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January 2017

Contents

President’s Message

Yogi – Story of Triumph

Experts Answers to Your Questions

Eye Disorders

Chinchillas 101

Attending a Small Show

Chinchilla Market Report

February 2017

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February 2017

Contents

President’s Message

National Show

Experts Answers to Your Questions

Flying with Chinchillas

Chinchillas 101

2017 Agriculture Laws

Good Animal Welfare Benefits

Controlling Infection

March 2017

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March 2017

Contents

President’s Message

National Show

Experts Answers to Your Questions

Website Update

Director Report – Casey

Director Report – Dan

Director Report – Tiffany

Saving Babies

Chinchilla Ear Research

Protect the Harvest

Chinchillas 101 – Grooming

Animals Rights Activities

April 2017

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April 2017

Contents

President’s Message

Dirty Face

National Show Report

Experts Answer Questions

Chinchilla Heat Cycles

Complimentary Matings

Chinchillas 101

Facts of Chinchilla Fur

May 2017

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May 2017

Contents

President’s Message

Chinchilla Unit Spring Safety Checks

The “Female Machine”

Chinchilla Mutations

Ask the Experts

Fresh Air

Chinchillas 101

Upcoming Branch Annual Meetings

June 2017

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  June 2017

Contents

President’s Message

California Branch Annual Meeting

Colorado Branch 70th Anniversary Show Report

May Directors Meeting

Why Empress by Dick & Mary Jo Bradford

July 2017

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July 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

Mutations Show Rules

Animal Rights Extremism – Final Report

The Anderson Herd

Ask the Experts

Fur Chew

Chinchillas 101

August 2017

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August 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

National Show Announcement

Angoras, Angoras & More Angoras

Care for the New Mom

Clinical Approach to Chinchilla

Ask the Experts

The Chinchilla Bred For Beauty – Book

Chinchillas 101 – Fungus

September 2017

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Sept 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

2018 National Show

Chinchilla Breeder’s Hall of Fame

National Director Nominees

Automated Chinchilla Operation

Standard Show Changes

I love a Chinchilla Show

The Chinchilla Bred for Beauty – Book

Chinchilla 101 – Fur Chew

October 2017

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October 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

2018 National Show

Chinchilla Breeders Hall of Fame

National Director Nominees

Standard Show Changes

The Chinchilla Bred For Beauty – Book

Chinchillas 101 – Fur Chew

Social Media Etiquette

November 2017

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November 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

2018 National Show

Surviving Hurricane Irma

Questions for Vin Somavia

Chinchilla Breeders Hall of Fame

The Chinchilla Bred For Beauty – Book

Chinchilla 101 – Fur Chew

December 2017

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December 2017

Contents

President’s Message

2017 Annual Meeting

2018 National Show

Surviving Hurricane Irma

Questions for Vin Somavia

Chinchilla Breeders Hall of Fame

The Chinchilla Bred For Beauty – Book

Chinchilla 101 – Fur Chew

January 2016

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January 2016

Contents

President’s Message

2016 National Show

Stress & Vitamin C

Show System

Meet New Members & Director Report

Ear Tagging Rule Change

Life on a Chinchilla Ranch

Youth Projects

February 2016

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February 2016

Contents

President’s Message

2016 National Show

Percy & Dave

Scarves from Combed Chinchilla Fur

Director Report

Orangevale 4-H Project

Sandy R.Parker Report

March 2016

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March 2016

Contents

President’s Message

2016 National Show

Travel to Shows

Fur Chew… or Not?

Meet our Members

NAB – Our First Show

Pre – and Probiotics

A Year Running Dark Star Ranch

April 2016

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April 2016

Contents

President’s Message

National Show Report

Hall of Fame Inductee

The Fashion Show

Chinchillas 101 – Exercise Wheels

My First Chinchilla Show

A Chinchilla Blog

Hess Pumice and Chinchillas

May 2016

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May 2016

Contents

Vice President’s Message

Annual Meeting Annuncement

Nat Remembered

The Fashion Show

Raising Chinchillas in a Big Way

Responsible Ownership

Jessica’s Blog

June 2016

June2016

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Announcement

Branch Annual Meeting

Nutritional Values of Treats

Vaginal Infections

July 2016

July 2016

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Announcement

Social Media

Looking Back – JoAnne Craner

Promotions

Chinchillas 101

Pelt Market Report

August 2016

August 2016

Contents

Director’s Message

Annual Meeting Announcement

Director Report – Gene Adcock

Chinchilla Ranching Goes Underground

Director Report – Casey Craner

Chinchillas 101

Hand Feeding Babies

Regional Reports

For Singapore Members

Fur Farm Letter

September 2016

September 2016

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Announcement

Pelt Market Analysis

Build a Baby Nursery

Our Survey for You

Terrorism in Rural Communities

Chinchillas 101 – Cage Size

Nominees for Region 3 Director

October 2016

October 2016

Contents

President’s Message

Annual Meeting Report

Build a Baby Nursery

Survey – Feed

Chinchillas 101 – Cage Size

Your Coop

November 2016

Contents

Nov 2016

President’s Message

Director’s Reports

Expert ‘s Answers to Your Questions

Members Review of the Judges Seminar

Survey – Cages

Chinchillas 101 – Cage Safety

December 2016

Contents

Dec 2016

President’s Message

Director Report – Tiffany

Flying with Chinchillas

Synergy

Marketing Chinchillas in China

Director Report – Cara

Expert ‘s Answers to Your Questions

Weaning Chart

Chinchillas 101 – Storing Hay

January 2015

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January 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

Loss of a Pet

National Show

Adams vs PETA Update

4-H December Project

Washington Branch Report

Cage Maintenance

On the Road to the Show

February 2015

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February 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Win a Dark Star Animal – Details

Director’s Report

National Show 8

The Craner Herd

An Original Chinchilla Toy

March 2015

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March 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

National Show

Mutations

Myths about Hay

Well Finished Pelt Means $

Organic Feed

April 2015

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April 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Market Report

Fur Industry Fights Back

Branch Annual Meeting

PETA Fighting Again!

Lockens First Show

Vitamin D Research

Organic Feed

….and so much more

May 2015

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May 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Market Report

Spring Matings Spanish & English

Impounded Chinchillas

What’s in Your Feed?

Copying Methods – Director Report

10 Line Breeding Made Easy

Testing for Ammonia Levels

June 2015

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June 2015

Contents

Results of the Membership Drive

The Dark Mutations

Why Empress is for Everyone

July 2015

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July 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Director Report

Setting Broken Legs

Impounded Chinchillas

The Latest News

Meet Our Members

Research

What’s in Your First Aid Box

August 2015

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August 2015

Contents

Ultimate Animal Drawing

Fur Commission USA Report

Dream

Annual Meeting

Meet our Members

Who’s your mentor?

Wean Chart

Dietary Changes

September 2015

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Sept 2015

Contents

Director Report

Meet our Members

Chinchillas in China

US Fish & Wildlife Update

PTSD & Chinchillas

At- Large Nominees

October 2015

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October 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Traveling with Chinchillas

Member Profile

US Fish & Wildlife Update

Autumn Preparations

Singapore’s 1st Show

New Feature – A Year in the Life of a Chinchilla Rancher

At- Large director Nominees

November 2015

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November 2015

Contents

President’s Message

2016 National Show

Chinchilla Market Report

Tolerance – Acceptance

Meet our Members

Safe Wood Treats

Life on a Chinchilla Ranch

December 2015

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December 2015

Contents

President’s Message

2016 National Show

Report on the Annual Meeting

Conduct a Professional Business

Grooming Etiquette

Meet our Mmembers

Grooming Chinchillas

Life on a Chinchilla Ranch

Youth Projects

4-H Group Needs Your Extra Books

July 2014

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July 2014

Contents

President’s Message

60 Years of Improvement

Making your own Grading Light

Feed Problems

Microbiological Algae as a Feed Option

Our Brain Hardwired for Optimism

Relative Humidity or Dew Point?

Chinchillas 101 – Determining Due Dates

August 2014

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Contents

Report on the Director’s Summer Meeting

Update on the 4-H Program

It’s all in the Name

You Be the Judge!

Recognizing Fur Patterns

Chinchillas 101

The Power of Relaxation!

September 2014

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September 2014

Contents

Annual Meeting

How Bad do you Want to Win?

Forage

You Be the Judge! – Results

Truth about PETA’s Latest Publicity Stunt

Show Cages

Way Back When

October 2014

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October 2014

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

Annual Meeting

21 Years

Empress and MCBA

November 2014

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November 2014

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

My First Annual Meeting

Responsible Breeder or Puppy Mill

Story Update: Valley View Chinchilla vs PETA

Giving Thanks

Time Management

December 2014

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December 2014

Contents

Director’s Message

Market Report

Annual Meeting Report

Chinchilla Dental Disease

Mutation Genetics, Continued

Current Research

President’s Message for our Mexican Members

January 2010

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January Issue-10

Contents

Annual Membership Drive
We Know Our Water is Bad, Now What do We Do About it.
Rancher Focus – Wendy Torgerson
California Group
Breeder Directory

February 2010

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February Issue -10

Contents

National Show Information
The Sunstein Summer
Bad Water – Part II
Rancher Focus  – Dale Look
National Trophy Sponsors

March 2010

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March Issue – 10

Contents

National Show Information

Epigenetics – Luke Fausett – Utah

Original Herd Book – Dan Moulton Pages

Pelt Results from 2009 Nationals

NAIS Report (New Update)

Rancher Tips by Shoots Chinchilla

Seminar Updates for April

April 2010

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April 2010

Contents

National Show Report
National Show Results
Fund Raisers and Tid Bits
Spring Seminars and Field Days

May 2010

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May Issue – 10

Contents

Heartland Chinchilla Show

Art, Photo and Essay Contest

The plight of the Green Fashionista

Young Rancher Focus – Jamie Hoff

I’ve Seen the Light!

An Important Contribution – the Mitchell Costina

Combined Oklahoma/Heartland Claiming Show

Keeping Tabs on your Chin – Litters

June 2010

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2010 Show Book- June

June 10+insert

Contents

Show Results

Trophy Lists

July 2010

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July Issue – 10

Contents

Lights and the Chinchilla – Chinchilla History

(An  Excerpt  by  Alice  Kline)

Dr. John Nash

Conservation of Wild Chinchillas in Illapel

August 2010

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August Issue – 10

Contents

Rancher Focus – Brenda Walter

EMPRESS CHINCHILLA GUIDELINES

Heartland Fall Field Day

Board Dusting

Membership Update

Why Chinchillas Lose Their Hair

September 2010

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September Issue -10

Contents

Small Animal Health Series

Membership Update

Fall Field Days

Chinchilla Poop

Annual Meeting Information

OK State Show

October 2010

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October 2010

Contents

Colordo Field Day

Heartland Field Day

California Fall Field Day

Annual Meeting Info

Oklahoma State Show

California State Show

Other Information – Heartland State Show

Colorado State Show

November 2010

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November Issue -10

Contents

Show Terminology and Show Experience

Chinchilla Talk Glossary

Breeding for Quality – William Stovall

History

Goodbye Plastic People

Wear your Fur Friday

Theresa Platt & Simon Ward

National Show Information

December 2010

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December Issue -10

Contents

Aggressive Females

Hay Quality

Sanctioned Show Information

National Show Information

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