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The Laboratory Swine

With their representation in research on the rise because of refinement in animal experimentation, swine, and miniature swine in particular, are viewed as an alternative non-rodent species to commonly used non-rodent species, such as dogs and primates.Written to provide a complete source of information on the species, this handy guide addresses the biology, husbandry, management, veterinary care and research application of the laboratory swine.The Laboratory Swine, a volume in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, is divided into six parts:oPart I, Important Biological Features, examines everything from different breeds and behavior, to anatomical and physiological features, as well as digestive, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems.oHusbandry, Part II, addresses housing, nutrition, sanitation, transportation, and more.oManagement and Quality Assurance looks at the impact of infections on animal research using swine; zoonotic diseases; legal regulations; genetic monitoring and more.oPart IV, Veterinary Care, covers a variety of topics, such as clinical examination of swine, diseases of swine, pain recognition in swine, and post-operative management.oRestraint, sampling techniques, basic surgical procedures, and other issues are addressed in Experimental Techniques.oAnd Resources, Part VI, provides extensive references, including as handbooks, journals and Internet sites, for further study.Ideal for animal caretakers, technicians, investigators, and laboratory animal veterinarians, The Laboratory Swine is a single source reference that contributes to the humane care and use of swine in research.

Resource Specification
Category: Pigs: Book
Title: The Laboratory Swine
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0849310350/livestockdire-20/102-7586168-7114536?dev-t=mason-wrapper&camp=2025&link_code=xm2
Released Date: December 22, 1999
Cost: $49.95
List Price: $49.95
Pages: 152 pages
Edition: Spiral edition
ISBN: 0849310350
Publisher: CRC Press
Author: Peter J. A. Bollen, Axel Kornerup Hansen, Helle J. Rasmussen, P. J. A. Bollen
Keywords: swine, pigs, swine medicine, swine genetics, swine care, swine research, swine information
Summary: Written to provide a complete source of information on the species, this handy guide addresses the biology, husbandry, management, veterinary care and research application of the laboratory swine.
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With their representation in research on the rise because of refinement in animal experimentation, swine, and miniature swine in particular, are viewed as an alternative non-rodent species to commonly used non-rodent species, such as dogs and primates.Written to provide a complete source of information on the species, this handy guide addresses the biology, husbandry, management, veterinary care and research application of the laboratory swine.The Laboratory Swine, a volume in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, is divided into six parts:oPart I, Important Biological Features, examines everything from different breeds and behavior, to anatomical and physiological features, as well as digestive, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems.oHusbandry, Part II, addresses housing, nutrition, sanitation, transportation, and more.oManagement and Quality Assurance looks at the impact of infections on animal research using swine; zoonotic diseases; legal regulations; genetic monitoring and more.oPart IV, Veterinary Care, covers a variety of topics, such as clinical examination of swine, diseases of swine, pain recognition in swine, and post-operative management.oRestraint, sampling techniques, basic surgical procedures, and other issues are addressed in Experimental Techniques.oAnd Resources, Part VI, provides extensive references, including as handbooks, journals and Internet sites, for further study.Ideal for animal caretakers, technicians, investigators, and laboratory animal veterinarians, The Laboratory Swine is a single source reference that contributes to the humane care and use of swine in research.