BALB/c Mice

 

Inbred Mice

Origin:
We introduced the BALB/c mice from the National Rodent Seeds Center, Shanghai sub-center

Colour: White (albino)

MHC Haplotype: H2d

Reference Data:

Mature Period (male)

8-10 weeks

Mature Period (female)

8-10 weeks

Mating Ratio

1:2 (male: female)

Estrus Cycle

4-5 days

Pregnancy

19-21 days

Average Litter Size (First-born)

5 mice

Average Litter Size (Second-born)

6 mice

Birth Weight

1-2g

Weaning Weight (Male)

8-12g

Weaning Weight (Female)

7-11g

Lactation

21 days

Average Feed Consumption

5 g (per 100 g weight, per day)

Average Water Consumption

6-7 ml (per 100 g weight, per day)

Feeding Temperature

21±2

Relative Humidity

30-70%

Light Cycle

12/12 hour

Weight Loss During the Transit

10%