Handel1 animal documentation

Male reproductive parameters in 14 inbred strains of mice   (2010)

Handel M
With: O'Brien M

Handel1_ Animal Documentation

Acclimation & testing periods

Vendor Mice were obtained from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)
Ages 8-10 wk old males
Feed Sterilized 6% fat rodent chow (LabDiet® 5K52, St, Louis, MO, USA)
Water Acidified water provided ad libitum
Housing Polycarbonate cages with stainless steel wire lids and positive ventilation filter tops
Bedding 16-26 mm pine shavings
Photoperiod 10 h on, 14 h off (on at 05:00 a.m.)
Temperature 20-22°C
Health status Mice were reported in excellent health