You might get excited to every stage your chin show. From the moment they were sold to you, get their trust, feed them, play with them and until they get pregnant. If you have a female chin that gets pregnant, of course, the excitement is even more to its highest level.
You might as well get prepared for it only take almost 3 months to see your new baby chinchilla. But of course, during pregnancy, there are things you should like, preventing them from running or jumping from a high level, so it is necessary to keep away for the meantime the accessories inside your cage like wheels, ladders, and tube-tunnel ways. Proper food, vitamins and supplements, and regular checkups should be given.
Unfortunately, not all pregnancies and giving birth is successful. Like human, they sometimes experience miscarriages, mummified kits and worse is delivering still-born baby chinchilla. Once your chin got pregnant, it is your responsibility to keep them healthy and well. If you see them weak or find any usual behavior during pregnancy, let them checked by a vet.
Cases get worse when mother chins cannot deliver their baby chins on their own, severe labor happens and get them stressed. Sometimes the failure is not on the baby chins but with the mother chin. That’s why c-section is immediately done to save the mommy chin while thy have time, as well as the baby chin. Another thing after delivery, watch out for any bleeding. A normal delivery for chins does not usually bloody.