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Rat Handling - Restraint

This hold is for rats that require more restraint and if there is a risk of being bitten. Use a 'claw' hand grip over the back of the rat and lift up whilst supporting the rest of the…

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Rat Handling - Tipping to Sex

Due to their fast nature, you will not have a lot of time to sex a rat whilst in this hold. If need be give them a short break and try again. One hand supports and grips the thorax around the…

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Rat Handling - Hold in to Body

Demonstrating how to hold a rat in to your body. Always use two hands. The level of restraint required varies depending on the activity level of the rat being handled.

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Rat Handling - Out of Carrier

A friendly rat will tend to come and greet you at the carrier door but will normally retreat to the back when getting caught up. Use two hands and scoop/cup the whole body of the rat and lift out of…

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