Appendix B

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APPENDIX B: Breeding
1) Justify why animals need to be bred at UTEP.
☐ Animals are not available commercially
☐ Other: Click here to enter text.
2) Select breeding scheme. Select all that apply
(Refer to UTEP IACUC Policy 013 Rodent Housing Densities & Overcrowding)
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Monogamous - 1 male and 1 female breeder per cage
Pair or Trio - 1 male and no more than 2 female breeders per cage
Other Harem – 3 females and 2 males OR 4 females and 1 male
Continuous - Breeders kept together after litter is born to allow breeding during the immediate
post-partum estrus
☐ Non-continuous - Breeding pair separated when female is visibly pregnant
☐ Other: Click here to enter text.
3) Identify personnel responsible for managing breeding colony and weaning of animals.
4) Number of breeders for 3 years. Be sure to include animal numbers on main protocol form under section C.
Animal Requirements. Add rows if needed
Species
Strain
# Male Breeders
# Female Breeders
Grand Total:
5) Estimated number of pups to be used/produced for 3 years. Add rows if needed.
(Refer to UTEP IACUC Policy 016 Counting Fetal and Neonatal Rodents)
Strain
Estimated # needed
for this protocol (as
breeders or for other
procedures)
Estimated # to be
transferred to
another protocol
Estimated # to be
euthanized without
use
Total estimated # of
pups
6) Disposition of Animals
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a) Breeders ONLY select all that apply
☐ Euthanize as described in protocol
☐ Transfer to another protocol. Explain: Click here to enter text.
☐ Use for experimental use. Briefly explain: Click here to enter text.
b) Pups ONLY select all that apply
☐ Euthanize. Explain the method and why pups are being euthanized: Click here to enter text.
☐ Transfer to another protocol. Explain: Click here to enter text.
☐ Use for experimental procedures or breeders. Briefly explain: Click here to enter text.
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