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Information resources on the care and welfare of rodents


Author:
Richard L. Crawford, Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.), and Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Source:
USDA
Year:
2006
Subject:
Rodents as laboratory animals, Animal welfare, blood, hemorrhage, rats, gerbils, hamsters, mice, guinea pigs, voles, animal stress, animal care, restraint of animals, animal housing, animal nutrition, litter (bedding), cage size, animal well-being, rodents, and Bibliography
Abstract:
This rodent publication was developed to help researchers provide better conditions for their animals and their research, and to assist in complying with the requirements of the Animal Welfare Act. It consists of over 1300 records from 6 different databases and is divided into ten different groups as follows: Alternatives, Teaching/ Bedding, Caging, Housing, Facilities/ Blood, Bleeding, Biology/ Feed, Nutrition, Guidelines/ Gavage/ General/ Husbandry, Care, Handling, Enrichment/ Noise, Lighting, Temperature, Humidity/ Occupational Considerations/ Welfare, Wellbeing, Fasting, Behavior.
Format:
1 electronic resource (338 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7057173