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Home business on chinchilla.

My name is Ann. My friend Olya and I work as lab technicians at the university. Salary, you know, not so hot ... About a year and a half ago, a friend was given a birthday gift for ... chinchilla. Very cute and funny animal! They called her “Shushunka” (it turned out to be a female), and she began to please my friend and me with her presence when I came to visit. And I came almost every day.

Once I said that I want the same at home. Trains on pet stores, looked narrowly. It turned out that the animals do not suck cheap, or rather, are not cheap at all - from 5 to 15 thousand rubles. Here, my Olya, who was always more practical, offered me (if I buy) to buy a male, “acquaint” him with her Shushunka, and if there are “sushunyats”, then sell them and recoup their costs. With my salary even 5 thousand - a serious amount. So I did. I bought a cute male ad in the newspaper for 6.5 thousand.


Along the way, I collected all the available information about how to feed these animals, contain them and so on ... It turned out that it was not particularly difficult. The most important condition is that the cell does not stand in a draft, and not in the sun in summer. It turns out almost all domestic animals do not like drafts and overheating.

It turned out that chinchillas have a lot of advantages for home keeping. These cute animals with soft and very dense fur. They have a pleasant and unusually silky to the touch velvet look. The chinchilla has no sweat and sebaceous glands, so it has no smell, no seasonal molting, always pure fur.

Chinchillas do not bite a person, do not scratch, because they do not have claws, but there are nails that they gnaw themselves, so they have soft, gentle "handles."

Life expectancy of a chinchilla in nature is up to 35 years, and at home, life expectancy depends on the correct diet and natural factors of the area in which the chinchilla lives - approximately 13-17 years. Chinchillas respond well to training and education. The best part is that feeding a chinchilla at home should be done only once a day. She eats 1-2 tablespoons of special dry food per day and also drinks a little (simple boiled cool water, which is poured into a special drinker).

And as the famous "father of nations" said: "Life has become better, life has become more fun." This applied both to Olya "Shushunka" and to my "Chinchilla Ivanovich", and to us with a friend. Six months later, Shushunka brought the first pemet - 3 charming “shushunenok”, which we sold for 5 thousand each. My grandfather, who recently retired, was very impressed. “I am for such money for 8 hours a day ishachil! And then these soplyuhi ... ". (Soplyuhi is Olka and I: -). And he began to fence a large cage in his room on the entire wall. I also had to make the hood to prevent the smell in the room from accumulating. And for these 15 thousand Olya and I bought two more females, and settled in a freshly made grandfather's cage ...

Six months later, we already had 10 “shoved”, which at the time were dismantled by 4 thousand. And at the same time again increased the population of the grandfather's cell. Recently, he somehow thoughtfully examines all the free angles in the apartment: -)

Here we have a history of home business on the breeding of chinchillas. Of course, while it is rather small, but our chinchilka are constantly multiplying ....

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