At Chester Zoo we have over 20 years of experience in non-invasive wildlife endocrinology, providing regular diagnostic services to BIAZA and EAZA accredited zoos, and leading collaborative research on the use of hormones associated with reproduction and adrenal function. We can help you and your institution find success in conservation breeding.
THE QUESTIONs WE CAN HELP YOU ANSWER
At Chester Zoo we use non-invasive sample collection methods, as we are able to extract hormones metabolites from urine and faeces. The endocrinology laboratory at Chester Zoo routinely uses reproductive data to aid husbandry/management of our animals.
Examples of our routine work
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