Can Chinchillas Eat Iceburg Lettuce

Can Chinchillas Eat Iceburg Lettuce?

Iceberg lettuce is a type of lettuce that has crisp leaves and grows with a spherical head resembling a cabbage.

It has a mild flavour and a firm, crunchy texture. It is often used in sandwiches and salads.

Can Chinchillas Eat Iceburg Lettuce?

Unfortunately they can’t at all.

It contains too much water and will make them bloated.

When chinchillas get bloated, there is a sudden build up of gas in the stomach.

Iceburg lettuce can cause constipation and gas production from the baterial flora in unmoving bowels.

For more information on bloat check out Pet MD.

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