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on October 7, 2020

NC3Rs funds study of red mite infestations in poultry

Parasite research aims to reduce number of hens needed for experimentation

Scientists at the U.K.'s Moredun Research Institute want to develop a new method to study poultry red mites that uses fewer hens than previous approaches.

“Because these parasites only eat blood, there is no adequate artificial rearing system for them to provide us with the mites that we need for…

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