Animal Technology & Welfare Online

 

The official journal of the Institute of Animal Technology and of the European Federation of Animal Technologists (EFAT).

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Volume 17 - 2018
Issue 1 - April 2018

 

Content:

  • Spider and chips – the use of internal Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips as a minimally invasive method to measure internal body temperatures in invertebrates

  • Synchronisation of oestrous cycle on C57BL/6J mice after the introduction of a hanging perforated container with bedding soaked by the excretions of male mice

  • TECH-2-TECH Selective breeding in dogs

  • Can technologists benefit more from inter facility working? – personal experiences from an in vivo study during my role as a visiting worker

  • Identification in Xenopus laevis

  • AS-ET CONGRESS BURSARY COMPETITION ESSAYS
    How would you convince members of the general public that the use of animals in medical research was justifiable?

  • POSTER PRESENTATIONS

 

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Issue 2 - August 2018

 

Content:

  • Report of the 2017 RSPCA/UFAW Rodent and Rabbit Welfare Group meeting

  • Novel and innovative civilian uses of drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles) in the fields of scientific and healthcare, and their pros and cons

  • ANDREW BLAKE TRIBUTE AWARD WINNING ENTRY
    Refinement of tumour passage by optimisation of the tissue disaggregation protocol

  • TECH-2-TECH Blunting/cutting canines of adult male monkeys: a discussion by the Laboratory Animal Refinement & Enrichment Forum

  • Phenotypes and characteristics of the Pole4 mice: an exploration into what makes these animals unique

  • Optimising mouse production – good practice for efficient colony management and implementation of the 3Rs

  • POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • A survey of rabbit handling methods within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland

 

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Issue 3 - December 2018

 

Content:

  • Time’s up for tick-over colonies… Do we now need to maintain so many GA mouse lines?

  • TECH-2-TECH

  • Report of the Enrichment; Awareness and Uptake Workshop 2018

  • CONGRESS 2018 ABSTRACTS

  • POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Resolution to the challenges faced by technicians to work at height and the ergonomics within isolators

  • Developing a user-friendly experimental request form to refine study planning

  • Implantation of rat vascular access button in Göttingen minipigs

  • A pig’s tale, “travelling in style”

  • Ultrasound to UltraSee: The use of ultrasound to determine pregnancy in mice

  • A novel approach for a more efficient mopping system

  • Three little pigs! straw, sticks and bricks ‘I’ll blow your house down’

  • I3S software as a refinement technique to identify individuals within a captive Scyliorhinus canicula population

  • Training and development opportunities and expectations for biological research facility staff

  • Setting up a Containment Level 2 area – the process and challenges involved

  • The 7 Ws: a framework for using study sheets to improve animal welfare

  • Mice and me

  • Book Reviews

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