Potatoes are a starchy, tuber crop and are the world’s fourth-largest food crop. They are eaten all around the world in many forms and are beloved by many.
So can chinchillas eat potatoes?
Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more, in particular their acidic, calcium, sugar, fat, and phosphorus content is of most interest as far as chinchillas are concerned.
As you can see potatoes contain quite a bit of phosphorus, a hint of calcium, but are quite acidic.
This means unfortunately that chinchillas cannot eat potatoes at all in any form, they are just not good for them to eat. This includes raw potato, cooked potato, or any kind of fries.