Archive: animal handling

Marking of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the reliable identification of individual animals. Where possible, researchers should make use of natural identifying marks. However, the majority of species require the application […]

Measurement and sampling of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the taking of measurements of and samples from individual animals. Examples include body weight and size measurements, blood, hair and faecal samples. Measurement and […]