A novel method of suspending sheep for clinical research

Chris Christou, William R. Walsh

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Abstract

The slinging of sheep is a commonly reported, yet poorly described procedure, which is useful for the advancement of veterinary and medical preclinical research. We have described a novel, flexible and repeatable method of suspending sheep to varying degrees while not affecting mobility and thereby improving animal husbandry and welfare.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)652-655
Number of pages4
JournalLaboratory Animals
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017

Keywords

  • orthopaedic
  • refinement
  • sheep
  • sling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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