can chinchillas eat ginger

Can Chinchillas eat ginger?

Ginger produces a hot, fragrant kitchen spice.

Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a very mild taste.

Ginger is often pickled in vinegar or sherry as a snack or cooked as an ingredient in many dishes.

They can be steeped in boiling water to make ginger tisane, to which honey is often added; sliced orange or lemon fruit may be added.

Ginger can be made into candy, or ginger wine, which has been made commercially since 1740. (source)

So can chinchillas eat ginger?

Unfortunately they can’t at all.

It is toxic for chinchillas and will make them sick.

A food to avoid feeding them.

For more foods that chinchillas can and can’t eat, check out our chinchilla food list.