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In a biomedical research environment, research or management procedures may render continuous full contact pairing of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) unfeasible. This study aimed to determine whether separation on a frequent basis or housing in adjacent cages with tactile contact interferes with...

Author(s)
Baker, K. C.; Bloomsmith, M. A.; Oettinger, B.; Neu, K.; Griffis, C.; Schoof, V. A. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2014, 76, 1, pp 30-42
Abstract

Introducing singly housed rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) into isosexual pairs is widely considered to improve welfare. The population of laboratory rhesus macaques is heterogeneous on a variety of factors and there is little literature available to directly evaluate the influence of many of these ...

Author(s)
Baker, K. C.; Bloomsmith, M. A.; Oettinger, B.; Neu, K.; Griffis, C.; Schoof, V.; Maloney, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 137, 3/4, pp 148-156