Recent content by Sabrina

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    Best hay brand?

    We used to get food from Ryerson Chinchilla. I called all over and can't get it. So switch to oxbow. Precious throws it on the floor. Tried Walmart food while I search the whole USA for original food. Floor again... We ordered Mazuri. Floor, ugh. She did seem to start eating it a little. I don't...
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    Chinchilla noises randomly

    I used to think she wanted to play with me. In April, 4 nights in a row, Precious barked at 230 am. She didn't bark the 5th.... The 4th day, we found 1/2 of Mr. Bunny, our yard cottontail. He was eaten by a coyote. We still miss the bunny. he lived under a tree about 4 years.I think Precious...
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    Best hay brand?

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    Best hay brand?

    Hello, bought kaytee for over 15 years, all brown and 4" long. I heard of kms hayloft through this C&H. I've been buying kmshayloft.com 2nd cut Timothy and asking them for a sample of orchard grass. It is green, long stems and smells like fresh cut grass! It has stems, leaves, and seedtops...
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    Bandit's Dry Ears (UPDATE)

    I didn't see a picture, could you/ did you post one? Is it only on ears? I have had ringworm on 2 of my chillas. It DOES NOT look like it does on a human. (Circle of tiny blisters with dry in center on humans it itches like mad)
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    Hibiscus & Apple wood

    Have to ask... Thought wood was ok after 5 years no chemicals. Would the new growth be contaminated too? If so can a tree be planted for the purpose of branch harvest? I've heard mulberry tree is OK too. They grow fast and are "weeds" here. I've dried leaves for years and call them "cookies"...
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    8 week old kit updated

    Hello, just quick about alfalfa... It has too much calcium as a main food source and can cause bladder stones, which need to be removed surgically on chillas. Timothy hay is the way to go. I have peeled and hand fed "crispy not crunchy" to my little beasts. They are like 2 year olds and like...
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    Moving (out of state) with chinchillas

    Ryerson has best carrier my vet has seen. Our "to go box" has room for 2 and handle on top I seatbelt in. I just call Jan at Ryerson Chinchilla directly to do orders. (419)687-1071. My little Houdini has learned to open it. So I use a twist tie to remedy. She also loves the radio... Classical...