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Similar to other primate species, captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) are prone to becoming overweight. The relationship between body condition and feeding behaviour in group-housed animals has not been reported. This study evaluated the effect of daily feeding routines on behaviour...

Author(s)
Bauer, S. A.; Pearl, D. L.; Leslie, K. E.; Fournier, J.; Turner, P. V.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 3, pp 193-199
Abstract

The eighth edition of The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals establishes social housing as the 'default' for social species including non-human primates. The advantages of social housing for primates have been well established, but small research facilities housing few primates in...

Author(s)
DiVincenti, L., Jr.; Rehrig, A.; Wyatt, J.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 2, pp 170-172
Abstract

Current husbandry and care guidelines for laboratory animals recommend social housing for nonhuman primates and all other social species. However, not all individuals of a social species are compatible, which can lead to psychosocial stress on certain members. Because stress affects immune...

Author(s)
Scott, M. R. van; Reece, S. P.; Olmstead, S.; Wardle, R.; Rosenbaum, M. D.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2013, 52, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

This paper is a retrospective report describing outcomes for six male rhesus monkeys, each with a history of persistent self-injurious behaviour (SIB), after their social introduction to female rhesus monkeys. Pairing procedures for five of the six male primates were implemented after surgical...

Author(s)
Weed, J. L.; Wagner, P. O.; Byrum, R.; Parrish, S.; Knezevich, M.; Powell, D. A.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science, 2003, 42, 5, pp 21-23

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