Different Ceiling Heights to Improve Cage Design

María Díez-León, Margaret Quinton, Georgia Mason : Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada .

Highlights:

  • We examine American mink preferences for cage ceiling height
  • Mink preferred to feed from lower heights regardless of age.
  • We found no group-level preferences for height to perform other behaviors.
  • Individual differences in standing upright predicted relative height preference in males.
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