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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rodents

January 1990-June 1997

by Tim Allen

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Published by USDA, ARS, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

  • Rodents -- Bibliography,
  • Rodents -- Housing -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled by: Tim Allen.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 97-04., Quick bibliography series -- 97-04.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17806049M

    Refining housing, husbandry and procedures. Here are some selected reports and resources from the RSPCA, or including RSPCA authors. Housing and care. Housing and care for rodents, rabbits, fish, amphibians and other species. Research standards. Read more articles about research standards. . This book covers chinchillas, chipmunks, degus, gerbils, jirds, hamsters, mice, and rats. Each chapter gives you a concise description of the animal, basic husbandry and welfare information (including diet and housing), and a description of its common diseases (including treatment, drugs, and dosages). Animal Welfare in Animal Agriculture: Husbandry, Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production - CRC Press Book What constitutes animal welfare? With animals being used for companionship, service, research, food, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a topic of . Unlike other rodents, rats and mice are not governed by the Animal Welfare Act (USDA ) Much of the literature on husbandry, housing and veterinary care is focused on laboratory Therefore the best management practices for feeder rodent.

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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rodents by Tim Allen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here we provide general information on the housing and husbandry requirements of commonly used laboratory rodents, including mice, rats, guinea husbandry, gerbils and hamsters. More detailed guidance can be found in the resources and references provided. Basic requirements Mice Rats Guinea pigs Gerbils Hamsters Related resources References Basic requirements Basic requirements for good rodent.

Get this from a library. Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rodents: January June [Tim Allen; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)].

Get this from a library. Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rodents: January June [Catherine Lynn Shull; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. The quality of housing and husbandry for laboratory animals has a major impact on their health and welfare. Environments which do not meet the animals' physical, behavioural and/or social needs can result in physiological changes and abnormal behaviour (e.g.

stereotypies) which not only compromise welfare but also influence the validity and reproducibility of scientific data obtained from the.

Housing, Husbandry, and Welfare of Rodents Animal Welfare Information Center United States Department of Housing National Agricultural Library.

During the last few years, dedicated husbandry sessions have become mandatory at international zebrafish conferences. 6 Two recent international surveys on zebrafish husbandry practices from over facilities in five continents showed that parameters like physical housing, nutrition, pathogen status, water conditions and holding densities can Cited by: 6.

Housing, Husbandry, and Welfare of Rodents. Quick Bibliography Series, QB January - June Updates QB Updated by: Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Rodents, citations from AGRICOLA. Allen, Tim (John Timothy), Housing, husbandry, and. Dec 22,  · The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population.

Rooney NJ(1), Blackwell EJ, Mullan SM, Saunders R, Baker PE, Hill JM, Sealey CE, Turner MJ, Held SD. Author information: (1)Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Animal Welfare and Behaviour Group, University and welfare of rodents book Bristol, Langford, BS40 5DU Bristol, UK Cited by: A joint working group on zebrafish housing and husbandry recommendations, with members of the European Society for Fish Models in Biology and Husbandry (EUFishBioMed) and of the Federation of.

Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages. Husbandry HOUSING Caging Caging is husbandry of the primary components of a rodent's environment and can influence the well-being of the animals it houses.

Many types of caging are available commercially. Apr 01,  · Housing and Husbandry Conditions. Current consensus: Nest building is a learned behavior in rats, and these rodents show preference for objects that can be chewed.

Normal husbandry activity can result in elevated heart rates and mean arterial blood pressures, and these effects are less pronounced among group-housed by: May 08,  · Housing Wet Box. Remove rodents from wet box and dry off with KimWipe or other absorbable material.

Replace wet housing box and related items (filter top, hopper, clean water bottle, lixit and cage card holder) with clean housing set up. Shred. Housing and Husbandry Requirements.

As discussed in Chapter 7, defining an appropriate environment that will optimize animal welfare is a critical consideration for laboratory rabbits and rodents. Ideal housing arrangements should take into consideration the specific social, locomotor, physiologic, and behavioral requirements of a given by: 1.

Background. The welfare of pet rabbits is an area of growing interest in Europe and the UK. This study analyses questionnaire results from a diverse population of rabbit owners from three different geographical areas in England with the aim of providing an accurate representation of how pet rabbits are currently housed and cared for and key aspects of their health and by: Neurobiology of Aging, Vol.

12, pp. Pergamon Press plc, Printed in the U.S.A. /91 $ + Suggested Guidelines for the Housing and Husbandry of Rodents for Aging Studies GERALD CLOUGH Alanann Consultancy Services, P.O. BoxYork, YO1 1GG, United Kingdom CLOUGH, G.

Suggested guidelines for the housing and husbandry of rodents for aging by: 9. Request PDF | Housing, husbandry and handling of rodents for behavioral experiments | Most animals used in research are rodents, mainly mice because of their predominance in genetics and molecular.

Housing and Husbandry for Laboratory Animals Guidelines for the housing and care of rodents in PSU facilities to ensure the health and welfare of animals.

More information on weaning rodents is available on the ARP website. Breeding colony managers, in consultation with the animal care staff, are responsible for decisions regarding cage. This Code of Practice is intended as a guide for all persons responsible for the intensive husbandry of domestic-type rabbits for commercial production.

It recognises that the basic requirement for the welfare of rabbits is a husbandry system appropriate to their physiological and. Proper housing and management of animal facilities are essential to animal well-being, to the quality of research data and teaching or testing programs in which animals are used, and to the health and safety of personnel.

A good management program provides the environment, housing, and care that. The Animal Welfare Information Center has posted an online bibliography, Housing, Husbandry and Welfare of Rodents, which contains abstracts covering a wide range of topics, from housing to procedures to protocols.

Housing rodents in wire hanging cages is subject to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approval and must be justified in the animal care and use protocol Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations. United States Department of Agriculture, AV Rodent Husbandry AWA – Animal Welfare Act – requires.

to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. Upon the authority of the charter granted to it by the Congress inthe Acad- Immunodeficient Rodents: A Guide to Their Immunobiology, Husbandry, Husbandry, and Use () Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research ().

ARRP Guideline Guidelines for the Housing of Rats in Scientific Institutions Animal Welfare Branch, NSW Department of Primary Industrie s, Locked Bag 21, Orange NSW Ph (02) Fax (02) or Sydney Office Ph (02) Fax (02) Scientific Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), concerning the welfare various aspects of housing and husbandry systems for farmed pigs.

EFSA was then required to provide a Scientific Opinion on the animal health and welfare aspects of different housing and husbandry systems for adult breeding boars, farrowing and pregnant sows.

Investigators should evaluate the impact of housing, husbandry and environmental enrichment on welfare and experimental variability for each strain used For specific husbandry advice for each individual strain, investigators should seek strain-specific.

Sponsor a Book. Rodents works Search for books with subject Rodents. Search. Read. Read. Read. Read. Read. Read. Housing, husbandry, and welfare of rodents Catherine Lynn Shull Read.

Habitat management for red tree voles in Douglas-fir forests Mark H. Huff Read. husbandry differed according to an individual’ssex, age, species, history, hormonal status, individual temperament, the seasonand current zoo policy.

It was therefore difficult to make generalised findings about overall welfare in relation to housing and husbandry using a conventional statistical approach based on zoo means, but we were. Biotelemetry can contribute towards reducing animal numbers and suffering in disciplines including physiology, pharmacology and behavioural research.

However, the technique can also cause harm to animals, making biotelemetry a ‘refinement that needs refining’. Current welfare issues relating to the housing and husbandry of animals used in biotelemetry studies are single vs.

group housing Cited by: Dec 22,  · The welfare of pet rabbits is an area of growing interest in Europe and the UK. This study analyses questionnaire results from a diverse population of rabbit owners from three different geographical areas in England with the aim of providing an accurate representation of how pet rabbits are currently housed and cared for and key aspects of their health and by: Environmental Enrichment For Nonhuman Primates Resource Guide: General Environmental Enrichment physiological response, behavioral response, animal welfare, animal husbandry animals, rhesus macaques and other nonhuman primates, dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.

Topics include housing, environmental enrichment, animal. This chapter discusses the physiology, senses and communication, as well other important information on the use of non-traditional laboratory rodents focusing on its husbandry and by: 3.

Housing and animal husbandry services for laboratory animals used in biomedical research on the University Park campus are provided by the Animal Research Program (ARP).

The available animal facilities include space for most common laboratory animal species. Home» Information Centers» Animal Welfare Information Center» Housing, Care and Welfare. Housing, Care and Welfare This book, last updated inprovides a collection of essays on husbandry practices that contribute to the well-being of all species of laboratory animals.

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Domestic Dog. 2nd edition Evidence for a relationship between cage stereotypies and behavioural disinhibition in laboratory rodents.

Behavioural Brain Research, Housing Husbandry and Welfare Provision for Animals used in. Spotlight Understanding the pork industry A brief overview of pork production in NSW.

NSW pork industry overview An in depth review of the pork industry's contribution to the economy and community of. Housing, husbandry and handling of rodents for behavioral experiments Robert M J Deacon 1 Nature Protocols volume 1, pages – () Cite this articleCited by: Laboratory Animal Welfare provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the new science of animal welfare within laboratory research.

Animals specifically considered include rodents, cats and dogs, nonhuman primates, agricultural animals, avian animals and aquatic animals.

The latest publication from the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), Variables, Refinement and Environmental Enrichment for Rodents and Rabbits kept in Research Institutions by Viktor and Annie Reinhardt, offers guidance on how animal care personnel can effectively care for rodents and rabbits kept in research facilities.

It covers refinement possibilities for housing, husbandry and handling. Animals used for scientific purposes are protected by EU legislation. Social animals should be kept in stable groups that enable species-typical social behavior and provide individuals with social comfort.

However, when group-housing male mice, aggression within the homecage is a common husbandry and welfare problem. Excessive fighting and injuries due to aggression can cause pain and stress Author: Josefina Zidar, Elin M.

Weber, Birgit Ewaldsson, Solveig Tjäder, Josefin Lilja, James Mount, Camilla. Housing husbandry and welfare provision for animals used in toxicology studies: Results of a UK questionnaire on current practice () A Report by the Toxicology and Welfare Working Group.

Editor R Hubrecht ISBN 0 94 4. Members of the Toxicology and Welfare Working Group A Wilson (BTS), R Hubrecht (UFAW), WA Bradley (ABPI), D Buist. Long-term toxicology of an experimental drug in animals most likely refers to which part of drug development?What is Welfare?

Quality of life Why assess welfare? Who should assess welfare? How to assess welfare Development of welfare assessment systems Consideration of cumulative suffering References 5 Animal Husbandry, Environmental Enrichment and Occupational Health and Safety Animal Husbandry Types of housing 52Price: $Jan 01,  · An understanding of social behaviour is increasingly necessary in farm animal husbandry as more animals are housed in groups rather than in individual stalls or pens.

There may be economic or welfare reasons for such housing. This book is the first to specifically address this important subject.