Area 1 Health Report

Area 3a Health Report

Nomenclature BALB/cArc
Product code BC
Strain Description Inbred
Coat Colour Albino (A/A Tyrp1b/Tyrp1b Tyrc/Tyrc)
MHC Haplotype H2Kd
Complement Factor C5 normal
  •   Good breeding performance.
  •   Low incidence of mammary tumours.
  •   Amyloidosis (40%) in older males.
  •   Slightly aggressive from 7 weeks of age.
  •   High social dominance exhibited by males in presence of females resulting in high agression
  •   Low mortality after neonatal thymectomy.
  •   Cystitis.
  •   Occurrence of divided septums.
  •   Barbering from 7 weeks.