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Animal House Unit

General Overview

The Animal House Unit is responsible for the breeding and rearing of high-quality laboratory animals to serve the needs of research and teaching in Biomedical Sciences.  Animals kept at the Animal House Unit include the following:

  1. Balb/C Mice (Albino mice)    
  2. Wistar Rates (Albino rats       
  3. Guinea Pigs                            
  4. Rabbits                                   
  5. Geese                                     
  6. Monkeys
  7. Sheep and Goats

The Animal House Unit also provides sheep blood



To provide high quality laboratory animals and related services to researchers and students involved in biomedical research.


To be the leader in the standards, ethics and welfare of laboratory animals in Zimbabwe.

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