Can Chinchillas eat Bread?

Bread is a staple diet of most humans and is used in many different culinary guises in many different situations.

So can chinchillas eat bread at all?

Yes they can eat bread as long as it is dried and in small amounts. What bread does for chinchillas is to help settle their tummies and prevent diarrhoea.

Bread is a treat for them so just be careful at how much you feed them, and don’t feed it to them too often as they will eat it all up.

This includes white, brown, wholewheat and wheat bread.

Video: Chinchilla eating bread

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