Outbred Rats

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Product code SD
Strain Description Outbred
Coat Colour Albino
MHC Haplotype Outbred
  • Good breeding performance.
  • Females are good foster mothers.
  • Docile, excellent parents.
  • Mammary tumours common in older females.
  • Popular rat to function as foster parents in caesarean procedures.
  • Intelligent rat, thus popular model for psychology tests.
  • Barbering when older than 8 weeks of age.
  • Tendency to become very fat with age.

SD

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Product code WI
Strain Description Outbred
Coat Colour Albino
MHC Haplotype Outbred
  • Good breeding performance.
  • Excellent parents and females are good foster mothers.
  • Very commonly used outbred rat.
  • Tendency to become very fat with age.
  • Spontaneous clonic convulsions reported.
  • Young females very active.
  • Barbering common.

Wistar