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Refinement

We continuously try to refine the work with minipigs in biomedical research and two new articles relating to this are now available.

The first article on blood sampling in a sling describes a blood sampling technique where the minipigs are much more relaxed and show no signs of stress. This technique also makes blood sampling easier and more convenient for the staff.

The other article describes how we at Ellegaard have tried to offer different types of enrichment to the minipigs in our barriers. Different groups of minipigs like different types of enrichment but we have found that they all have the same favourite. Read this article to find out which...