SD Rats

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Outbred Rat

Origin:
We introduced the SD rats from the National Rodent Seeds Center, Shanghai sub-center

Colour: White (albino)

Features:

(1)   Disease-resistant ability

(2)   Grow fast

(3)   High reproductive rate

(4)   Low rate of spontaneous tumors

Ideal research fieldsNutrition, toxicology, endocrinology

Reference data:

Mature Period (Male)

10-12 weeks

Mature Period (Female)

8-10 weeks

Mating Ratio

1:6

Estrus Cycle

4-5 days

Pregnancy

21-24 days

Average Litter Size (First-born)

11 mice

Average Litter Size (Second-born)

12 mice

Birth Weight

5-7g

Weaning Weight (Male)

40-60g

Weaning Weight (Female)

35-60g

Lactation

21 days

Average Feed Consumption

5 g (per 100 g weight, per day)

Average Water Consumption

8-11 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%