Breeding and Welfare

Breeding and maintaining experimental stocks

Our animal breeding resources are available to UK academic biomedical scientists. We offer comprehensive breeding, genotyping and animal care services. This includes the extensive experience in project management, animal husbandry and UK Home Office licensing required to deliver projects effectively, using the minimum number of animals, whilst seeking refinements in animal care.

Breeding Resources

Our services include:

  • Housing mice colonies in¬†IVCs
  • Development of breeding plans
  • Development of bespoke mouse care plans
  • Breeding of genetically altered and specialist stock, including complex, multi-allele genetic crosses
  • Supply of age-matched, experimental cohorts of genetically altered mice
  • Supply of genetically controlled wild type mice
  • Custom wild type crosses
  • Other tissue/samples (blood, urine and tissue)