Benefits of pair housing are consistent across a diverse population of rhesus macaques.

@article{Baker2012BenefitsOP,
  title={Benefits of pair housing are consistent across a diverse population of rhesus macaques.},
  author={Kate Canfield Baker and Mollie A. Bloomsmith and Brooke C. Oettinger and Kimberly Neu and Caroline M Griffis and Val{\'e}rie A. M. Schoof and Margaret M Maloney},
  journal={Applied animal behaviour science},
  year={2012},
  volume={137 3-4},
  pages={
          148-156
        }
}
Introducing singly housed rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) into isosexual pairs is widely considered to improve welfare. The population of laboratory rhesus macaques is heterogeneous on a variety of factors and there is little literature available to directly evaluate the influence of many of these factors on the benefits of pair housing. Subjects were 46 adult female and 18 adult male rhesus macaques housed at the Tulane National Primate Research Center and the Yerkes National Primate Research… CONTINUE READING
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