Can Chinchillas Eat Hazelnuts?

Can Chinchillas Eat Hazelnuts?

Hazelnuts are a very popular type of nut that are snacked on by people all around the world.

They are often put in confectionery treats such as truffles and chocolates. As well they can be made into a paste that can be spread on toast.

So can chinchillas eat hazelnuts at all?

No, chinchillas cannot eat this type of nut at all as it is extremely acidic and would harm their tummies if they ate hazelnuts.

Therefore it is best to avoid this nut all together when you are looking for foods to feed to your chinchilla.