Breeder Magazine

Scroll down for additional years.

Click on the dark arrows to the left and right to find more months.

January 2018

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

June 2018

Contents

President’s Message

2017/2018 Shows

Breeding for Quality

July 2018

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

January 2017

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click the link below to view the magazine.

  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

Click the link below to view the magazine

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

Click the link below to view the magazine

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

Sept 2017

Contents

October 2017

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to view the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

March 2015

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

National Show

Mutations

Myths about Hay

Well Finished Pelt Means $

Organic Feed

 

April 2015

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

June 2015

Contents

Results of the Membership Drive

The Dark Mutations

Why Empress is for Everyone

 

 

July 2015

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

Sept 2015

Contents

Director Report

Meet our Members

Chinchillas in China

US Fish & Wildlife Update

PTSD & Chinchillas

At- Large Nominees

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2015

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine

August_2014

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine

October 2014

Contents

President’s Message

Director’s Report

Annual Meeting

21 Years

Empress and MCBA

 

November 2014

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

February Issue -10

Contents

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

March 2010

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

April 2010

Contents

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

May 2010

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the links below to read the magazine and view the insert.

2010 Show Book- June

June 10+insert

Contents

Show Results

Trophy Lists

July 2010

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

September Issue -10

Contents

Small Animal Health Series

Membership Update

Fall Field Days

Chinchilla Poop

Annual Meeting Information

OK State Show

 

October 2010

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

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

Click on the link below to read the magazine.

December Issue -10

Contents

Aggressive Females

Hay Quality

Sanctioned Show Information

National Show Information

 

Share This