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Posted by DeMak on May 08, 2003 at 19:29:04:

In Reply to: Rat Breeding posted by falconer44 on May 08, 2003 at 18:09:00:

Falconer,

Based on my averages, you need 5 or 6 moms. This can be done as two groups of 1.3, or one group of 1.6. If I needed to be sure of having enough I would start with two groups of 1.4. Then as things worked out, you can cull the least productive. Some sites you might find useful:

http://www.ahc.umn.edu/rar/cagespace.html
http://www.ahc.umn.edu/rar/MNAALAS/MiceRat.html#Vitals

DeMak




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