Ponderal Growth in Colony- and Nursery-Reared Pigtail Macaques (Macaca nemestrina)
Computerized weight records are available for about 1,500 mother-reared pigtail macaques (Macaca nemestrina) born at the Primate Field Station located at Medical Lake, Washington. In addition, weights are available on over 150 hand-reared monkeys who were separated from their mothers at birth and housed in the Infant Primate Research Laboratory nursery. This data bank is a major source of normative growth information. It also may play an important role in general health care practices with infant and older animals.
KeywordsBirth Weight Pigtail Macaque Birth Condition Adolescent Growth Spurt Birth Weight Centile
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