Number of scientific procedures on animals increases in 2008

August 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/1/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p125
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of a study by Home Office on the experimental use of animals in 2008. It notes that the study depicted an increased number of animals used for scientific procedures with 3.6 million which is a 15% increase in 2007. It mentions that the increase in animals used is attributed to an increase in essential biological research, applied studies, and breeding for genetically altered animals.


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