can chinchillas eat pea pods

Can Chinchillas Eat Pea Pods?

Pea pods are the most commonly used small spherical seeds. Every pod has several peas and a pea pod is a fruit in the botanical world.

So can chinchillas eat pea pods?

Yes they can eat pea pods, as long as they don’t contain peas. They must be extracted of peas before feeding to them. Then only feed a few at a time to chinchillas and make the occasion a sparing one.


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