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Which animals are used as laboratory animals?

Animals used by species (Denmark 2017)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

163.666

69,32

Rats

37.955

16,08

Guinea-Pigs

2.932

1,24

Hamsters (Syrian)

282

0,12

Other Rodents

3

0,00

Rabbits

2.439

1,03

Cats

0

0,00

Dogs

69

0,03

Ferrets

4

0,00

Other carnivores

935

0,40

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

55

0,02

Pigs

5.669

2,40

Goats

1

0,00

Sheep

56

0,02

Cattle

3.680

1,56

Other Mammals

28

0,01

Domestic fowl

402

0,17

Other birds

408

0,17

Reptiles

269

0,11

Xenopus

75

0,03

Other Amphibians

47

0,02

Zebra fish

1.587

0,67

Other fish

15.538

6,58

Total

236.100

100

Animals used by species (Denmark 2016)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

153.748

57,26

Rats

45.951

17,11

Guinea-Pigs

3.056

1,14

Hamsters (Syrian)

152

0,06

Other Rodents

4

0,00

Rabbits

2.304

0,86

Cats

18

0,01

Dogs

175

0,07

Ferrets

2

0,00

Other carnivores

306

0,11

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

303

0,11

Pigs

7.758

2,89

Goats

6

0,00

Sheep

37

0,01

Cattle

419

0,16

Other Mammals

49

0,02

Domestic fowl

1.634

0,61

Other birds

372

0,14

Reptiles

260

0,10

Xenopus

47

0,02

Other Amphibians

23

0,01

Zebra fish

3.308

1,23

Other fish

48.591

18,10

Total

268.523

100

Animals used by species (Denmark 2015)

How many laboratory animals are used

Species

Number

%

Mice

153.864

63,67

Rats

48.171

19,93

Guinea-Pigs

2.643

1,09

Hamsters (Syrian)

172

0,07

Other Rodents

86

0,04

Rabbits

1.661

0,69

Cats

59

0,02

Dogs

68

0,03

Other carnivores

872

0,36

Horses, donkeys & cross-breeds

109

0,05

Pigs

10.402

4,30

Goats

11

0,00

Sheep

44

0,02

Cattle

514

0,21

Other Mammals

35

0,01

Domestic fowl

2.335

0,97

Other birds

408

0,17

Reptiles

265

0,11

Xenopus

64

0,03

Other Amphibians

26

0,01

Zebra fish

2.530

1,05

Other fish

17.318

7,17

Total

241.657

100

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