Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla Food


Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla Food is made specially for Chinchillas. It is made with premium, purposeful ingredients to support healthy growth and development. The high-fibre, protein-rich ingredient Oxbow Alfalfa hay gives energy and healthy digestion and adds antioxidants and prebiotics to help support whole body health. Essentials Chinchilla Food contains no artificial preservatives, colours or flavours – just genuine, purposeful ingredients. With Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla Food there is nutrition in every bowl and every bite. Growing healthy pets, every day in every way.


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Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla Food is veterinarian recommended as it contains essential vitamins and minerals for a healthy and active lifestyle. All Oxbow foods are carefully made with useful, premium ingredients. Oxbow’s fortified foods are 100% uniform to prevent unhealthy fussy feeding behaviours that are spontaneous for small pets. It contains no fruit, seeds, refined sugars or any artificial ingredients. Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla food contains antioxidants and prebiotics to help support whole body health.

Rest assured, Oxbow ensure complete nutrition in every bowl, every bite, every time!

Oxbow Essentials Chinchilla Food comes in 1.36 kg and 4.53 kg dry pellet bags. 

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Ingredients & Guaranteed Analysis:

Alfalfa Meal, Soybean Hulls, Soybean Meal, Wheat Middlings, Soybean Oil, Salt, Lignin Sulfonate, Cane Molasses, Calcium Carbonate, L-Ascorbyl- 2-Monophosphate (Vitamin C), Sodium Bentonite, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Yeast Culture, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Manganous Oxide, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate

Crude Protein (min) 18.00% Crude Fat (min) 2.50% Crude Fiber (min) 18.00% Crude Fiber (max) 23.00% Moisture (max) 10.00% Calcium (min) 0.60% Calcium (max) 1.10% Phosphorus (min) 0.25% Vitamin A (min) 10,000 IU/kg Vitamin D (min) 900 IU/kg Vitamin E (min) 190 IU/kg

Feeding Directions

Young Animals: Feed Essentials – Chinchilla Food free-choice to chinchillas younger than one year of age. Supplement daily with a combination of free-choice grass hay and alfalfa.

Adult Animals: Chinchillas older than one year of age should be fed 1/8 – 1/4 cup Essentials – Chinchilla Food and free-choice grass hay. Alfalfa hay should only be fed as an occasional treat.

Please note that these are guidelines. If your chinchilla is overweight or underweight, please contact your veterinarian or Oxbow for more specific feeding information.

Transitioning to a New Food: Week 1, mix 3 parts current food with 1 part new food. Week 2, mix 2 parts current food with 2 parts new food. Week 3, mix 1 part current food with 3 parts new food. Week four, feed Essentials – Chinchilla exclusively.

Features and Benefits

  • Oxbow EVERYBite foods deliver complete nutrition in every serving
  • The #1 ingredient is high-fibre, protein-rich alfalfa hay to help support digestive health.
  • Antioxidants and prebiotics help support whole-body health.
  • No artificial preservatives, colours or flavours – just genuine, purposeful ingredients.
  • Contains 100% of your pet’s daily recommended vitamins and minerals to help support whole-body health.
  • Formulated with the guidance of top veterinarians and nutritionists.


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