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Report of the 2006 RSPCA/UFAW Rodent Welfare Group meeting

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Huw Golledge


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The RSPCA/UFAW Rodent Welfare Group holds a one-day meeting every autumn to discuss current welfare research and to exchange views on rodent welfare issues. A key aim of the group is to encourage people to think about the lifetime experience of laboratory rodents, ensuring that every potential influence on their well-being has been reviewed and refined. Speakers at the 2006 meeting presented preliminary findings of ongoing studies and discussed regulatory updates. Topics included the housing and husbandry of mice and rats, refining the use of rodents in asthma research, good practice for the euthanasia of rodents using carbon dioxide and achieving reduction by sharing genetically modified mice.

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Author(s): Reed B, Hawkins P, Latham N, Westwood K, Van Driel K, Battram C, Golledge H, Farmer A-M, Osborne N, Jennings M, Hubrecht R

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: Lab Animal

Year of Conference: 2008

Pages: 216-222

ISSN: 0093-7355

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1038/laban0508-216

PubMed id: 18431396

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 15484475