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Information resources on the care and welfare of rabbits


Author:
Cynthia Petrie Smith, Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.), and Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Source:
USDA
Year:
2005
Subject:
Rabbits, Rabbits as laboratory animals, Pets, Health and Pathology, behavior, laboratory animals, environmental enrichment, laboratory techniques, animal care, animal husbandry, animal health, animal feeding, animal models, animal production, animal welfare, rabbit breeds, rabbit diseases, and Bibliography
Abstract:
The husbandry, care, and welfare of rabbits varies widely depending on their intended use. Current issues regarding the care and welfare of companion rabbits, laboratory rabbits, and rabbits raised for commercial purposes are reviewed in introductory articles written by experts in the field. An extensive bibliography and website listing covering all aspects of rabbit care, husbandry, health, and welfare is also included. Information contained in this publication should be of interest to laboratory animal personnel, commercial rabbit producers, veterinarians, and companion rabbit owners.
Format:
1 electronic resource (244 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7057172