Judging Angoras

Judging Angoras

The Board of Directors has adopted a standard for judging Angora chinchillas. Because Tamara Tucker has been developing this mutation for many many years and she has the most experience working with them, her knowledge was vital in developing this judging standard. ...
History Making National Show

History Making National Show

It truly was a special ECBC National Show for Marianne Sansouci, Empress member from the State of Maine, maybe one she will remember forever!  In June of 2014 the Empress Board of Directors recognized that we are seeing more new mutations, and that our show system...
Saving Babies

Saving Babies

by Maxine Lynch I Recently saw a discussion on Facebook that surprised me. Someone had lost a mother chinchilla and had babies to foster or feed. Since they had no other lactating female they decided to try hand feeding them but were discouraged because they had not...
Percy and Dave

Percy and Dave

  Whether you have had chinchillas 3 months or 30 years, you know there is something special about these little chinchillas. They get to you. This is one of those stories. Percy is a standard chinchilla owned by Victoria Rodgers.  Victoria also owns 2 rabbits,...
Chinchillas 101 – Attending a Small Show

Chinchillas 101 – Attending a Small Show

Chinchilla Shows I had the opportunity in November to judge a small chinchilla show in Florida. It has been quite a while since I judged a one day show with less than 100 animals in attendance. A smaller local show is a special show, a special opportunity!  Breeders...
Flying with Chinchillas

Flying with Chinchillas

Flying with Chinchillas Official American Rabbit Breeders Association reference guide of airline carriers offering transport for rabbits and cavies. These are suggested recommendations. The American Rabbit Breeders Assn (ARBA) does not have jurisdiction over the way...