Development and reproductive performance of Swiss mice in an enriched environment.

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The present study investigated the effects of environment enrichment on the development and reproductive performance of an outbred Swiss strain. Physical enrichment consisted of free access of animals to tubular devices of different shapes and sizes. The development evaluation was done by monitoring growth rate during 39 days, from weaning (21 days) to the… (More)

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@article{Carvalho2009DevelopmentAR, title={Development and reproductive performance of Swiss mice in an enriched environment.}, author={Ana F U Carvalho and A J Ara{\'u}jo and Davi Felipe Farias and Lady C. B. Rocha-Bezerra and Maria Gabriela Cavalheiro}, journal={Brazilian journal of biology = Revista brasleira de biologia}, year={2009}, volume={69 1}, pages={153-60} }