Hartley Guinea Pigs

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Origin:
We introduced the Hartley guinea pig from the National Rodent Seeds Center, Shanghai sub-center

Colour: White (albino)

Features:

(1)   Sensitive to many pathogenic bacteria and viruses

(2)   Widely used in infectious diseases study

(3)   Can't synthesize vitamin C

Ideal Research FieldsTuberculosis bacterium identification and pathological, scurvy, the preparation of complement in the immunology

Reference Data:

Mature Period (Male)

8-10 weeks

Mature Period (Female)

5-6 weeks

Mating Ratio

1:6

Estrus Cycle

16-18 days

Pregnancy

60-65 days

Average Litter Size (First-born)

3 mice

Average Litter Size (Second-born)

4 mice

Birth Weight

50-100g

Weaning Weight (Male)

100-150g

Weaning weight (Female)

125-175g

Lactation

7 days

Average Feed Consumption

6 g (per 100 g weight, per day)

Average Water Consumption

10 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

20%