New Zealand White Rabbits


Characteristics / Husbandry

  • Coat: Albino
  • Litter Average: 8.5
  • Consistently test negative for Bordetella bronchiseptica and Pasteurella multocida (since 1996)
  • Utilize production software with capabilities of tracing individual rabbit lineage over multiple generations
  • Technicians handle and socialize animals beginning at birth for a more docile demeanor
  • Individual identification via ear tag, tattoo, or microchip available upon request
  • Very docile (Hsdlf:NZW)
Research Use & Related Publications
Antibody production
Biomedical Research
Cardiovascular Studies
Renal Studies
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The colony was established in 1973, using donor females selected from three commercial UK sources of New Zealand White rabbits.

HsdOkd:NZW colony derived in partnership with Oakwood Research Facility, Inc., Oxford, Michigan, since 1996.

Order Code: 081

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