Canadian Council on Animal Care. 2009. CCAC guidelines on: the care and use of farm animals in research, teaching and testing. Ottawa, Canada.

These guidelines aim to provide information for investigators, animal care committees, facility managers and animal care staff that will assist in improving both the care given to farm animals and the manner in which experimental procedures are carried out. The refinement of animal care and use guidelines is a continuous process. These guidelines are intended primarily to provide assistance in the implementation of best practices.These guidelines apply to farm animals used by institutions for scientific purposes.