Housing for Primate Groups 5 – 7

Baboons and Great Apes

8 SQ. FT. BREAK-APART

DESCRIPTION:
Primary housing units with integrated enrichment, stainless steel, composite, solid and wire mesh panels.

TYPICAL USE:
Single and/or group housing for primates

FLOOR SPACE:
8.0 sq. ft. per compartment

GUIDE QUOTE:
“Whenever it is appropriate, social animals should be housed in pairs or groups, rather than individually………”

Features & Benefits

Single & Group Housing Units

The Environ-Richment break apart units can be divided into single housing modules or can be opened up to allow horizontal socialization capability. This unit also detaches into two separate one over one units.

Watering Devices

One manifold per break-apart half. These manifolds do not include individual shut-off valves. Choose from either an automatic, side-mounted stainless steel watering manifold with small primate valves, or automatic, rear-mounted stainless steel watering manifold with small primate valves. 

Flexible dividers

Removable half solid and/or half grooming, composite, Lexan and wire mesh partitions can provide observation, olfactory, partial contact or no contact.

Flat Excreta Pans

Stainless steel pan collects waste and is easy to clean; both cage washable and autoclavable.

Feeding Devices

Slide-in feeders have an integrated cardholder, and the top lid provides easy filling for primate biscuits or feed.

Squeeze Back Restraint

Controls the animal for samples and or testing purposes, then secures in the rear position when not in use. May also be used as a resting perch.

Options

Safety Panel

18ga stainless steel panel secures opening during entertainment panel change out. Panels are lightweight and easy to store.

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Water/Dry Forager

1″ wire mesh basket with polycarbonate foraging pan. Animals can fulfill their desire to forage and/or wash food items in a liquid medium. Can also be used with shavings, etc. for dry forage.

Wall Locks

Pull-action toggle clamp, usually mounted on the rear of the unit. Locks can be turned down to engage facility rails.

Primate-Proof Latches

Stainless steel rotary latch with key provides security and helps eliminate padlocks.

small roller Panel

1″ wire mesh with mounting brackets for up to 3 roller inserts. User may choose from PVC tubes or fleece rollers. Provides a medium for foraging when the roller is prepared with seeds/treats and applied with a sticky medium.

15 Sq. Ft. Apartment

DESCRIPTION:
Mobile, individual housing unit. Also available in Break Apart Model which will split into two pieces, allowing for easy transport down hallways and into sanitation areas.

TYPICAL USE:
Single housing for large rhesus or baboons.

FLOOR SPACE:
15 square feet.

Features & Benefits

Resting Benches

Built in to provide an elevated surface for relaxation.

Thermoneutral Flooring

Available in all the Environ-Richment™ housing, Thermoneutral surfaces help retain the animal’s body heat and reduce the hot and cold spots that can occur in some housing units.

Fruit Chute Feeder

Operates like a book return, allowing for the safe and easy introduction of food items.

Heavy-Duty Crank Squeeze

Strong and operates smoothly, adding to the ease of use for technicians. The squeeze operates using a chain driven crank.

Options

Water/Dry Forager

Animals may fulfill the desire to forage and/or wash food items in a liquid medium. The unit extends from the cage to enhance the complexity of the cage interior surface.

Small Primate Feeder

The perfect solution to feeding biscuits or other dry food items. When not in use, the opening may be closed using the small primate feeder cover.

Roller Panel

Provides foraging opportunities when the rollers are prepared with seeds or treats applied with a sticky medium.

15 Sq. Ft. Break-Apart

DESCRIPTION:
Mobile, individual housing unit. The 15 square foot break apart unit is also available in a Non-Break Apart Model which will split into two pieces, allowing for easy transport down hallways and into sanitation areas.

TYPICAL USE:
Single housing for large rhesus or baboons.

FLOOR SPACE:
15 square feet.

Features & Benefits

Resting Benches

are built in, providing an elevated surface for relaxation.

Thermoneutral Flooring

is available in all the Environ-Richment™ housing. Thermoneutral surfaces help retain the animal’s body heat, reducing the hot and cold spots that can occur in some housing units.

Fruit Chute Feeder

operates like a book return, allows for the safe and easy introduction of food items.

Heavy-Duty Crank Squeeze

is not only strong, but operates smoothly, adding to the ease of use for technicians. The squeeze operates using a chain driven crank.

Options

Water/Dry Forager

Animals may fulfill the desire to forage and/or wash food items in a liquid medium. The unit extends from the cage to enhance the complexity of the cage interior surface.

Small Primate Feeder

The small primate feeder is the perfect solution to feeding biscuits or other dry food items. When not in use, the opening may be closed using the small primate feeder cover.

Roller Panel

Provides foraging opportunities when the rollers are prepared with seeds or treats applied with a sticky medium.

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