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Main Title Method for Hand Rearing of Saimiri Sciureus.
Author Hinkle, Donald K. ; Session., Horace L. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Perrine, Fla. Perrine Primate Lab.
Year Published 1971
Stock Number PB-278 097
Additional Subjects Laboratory animals ; Monkeys ; Veterinary medicine ; Primates ; Body weight ; Growth ; Infants ; Diet ; Milk ; Food consumption ; Saimiri sciureus ; Reprints
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-278 097 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 3p
A method for hand rearing newborn and very young New World monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) was described. There has been an increased demand for this type of animal in toxicological investigations in which the experimental design requires separation of the mother from the neonate. The infants were housed in incubators for the first 8 weeks of life and then transferred to individual stainless steel cages. Their diet consisted of liquid formula made from a combination of several commercial human infant nutriments. This report includes mean values for increase in body weight and formula consumption, as well as some clinical observations during the first 12 weeks of life.