Live Animal Models

By: Animal Biotech Industries, Inc.  03/25/2014
Keywords: Research Animals, live animal models, blood Isolated herd

ABI is a USDA Class B Licensed Dealer (23-B-0155), which sells live porcine for research. All of the ABI delivery trucks, animal health and delivery records at the ABI Headquarters in Doylestown, PA, as well as the animal shipping room at the swine complex are regularly inspected by the USDA. ABI has been in compliance with the USDA/APHIS since becoming licensed in 1990. All ABI operations meet and exceed the following guidelines. The Animal Welfare Act. 2005 The Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Ag. Research and Teaching. 1988 ABI research swine are raised in a large, isolated breeding and growing swine complex. All Yorkshire crossbred pigs are managed by professional porcine specialists and veterinarians to maintain the highest standards of health and genetics. Growing pigs receive special diets formulated on the farm for each age and weight group according to the NRC (National Research Council) (1983) recommendations. Air in some buildings is hepa-filtered with up to 100 fresh air changes per hour. Temperature is maintained year round at 74-80 degrees Fahrenheit. All feeding, watering and manure removal is done automatically.

Keywords: blood Isolated herd, live animal models, Research Animals, research swine,

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