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Research Project: Utilize the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC)

Location: Livestock Behavior Research

Project Number: 5020-32000-013-29-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 1, 2016
End Date: May 31, 2021

Objective:
To utilize the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC) to ensure compliance with the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and the FASS Ag Guidelines when conducting research on food-producing animals.

Approach:
ARS animal scientists conduct research on food-producing animals using Cooperator's facilities, research farms, and personnel. In order to avoid ambiguity, duplication of research proposal reviews and record keeping, ARS and Cooperator wish to operate under a single set of rules/guidelines that all employees (ARS and Cooperator) working on Cooperator's research farms or in either Cooperator's or ARS' facilities.