Laboratory birds: refinements in husbandry and procedures
|Record number:||10753 (legacy id: 15139)|
|Category:||Anaesthesia and analgesia - Birds - Blood sampling - Design - Education and training - Environmental enrichment - Ethics & harm-benefit analysis - Handling (3R Guide) - Housing and management - Humane killing - Procedures - Reporting|
This report sets out practical guidance on refining the husbandry and care of birds. Part 1 covers a range of topics that include refinements in housing, husbandry and common procedures such as restraint, identification and sampling. Part 2 is a species-specific section.
Fifth report of the BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW Joint Working Group on Refinement (JWGR), published in Laboratory Animals, 2001, Volume 35, Supplement 1, Pages 1-181. The Report can be downloaded here. The JWGR organises working groups with experts from industry, academia and animal welfare to prepare reports on a variety of specific topics. They set out recommendations for good practice and define practical ways of reducing suffering associated with husbandry and procedures. For further information on the work of the JWG, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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