ERIC Number: ED166063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Laboratory Animal Management: Wild Birds.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Inst. of Lab. Animal Resources.
This is a report on the care and use of wild birds in captivity as research animals. Chapters are presented on procurement and identification, housing, nutrition, health of birds and personnel, reproduction in confinement, and surgical procedures. Also included are addresses of federal, state, and provencial regulatory agencies concerned with wild birds, addresses of U.S. zoos, information on diets formulated for birds, references for some methods used to capture birds live, and references for some anesthetics that have been used with birds. (BB)
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biology, Birds, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Techniques, Postsecondary Education, Research, Science Education, Scientific Research, Wildlife, Wildlife Management, Zoology
Printing and Publishing Office, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (Order No. ISBN-0-309-02621-0; $7.75)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Inst. of Lab. Animal Resources.
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