International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(14) (2020)
(Special Issue: Selected Articles from IDSISA2020 Conference @ Russia)

  • Increase in Adaptive Capacity of Mice via the Discharge Method

    M.V. Glukhova (Department of Morphology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Veterinary Sanitary Expertise, Vyatka State Agricultural Academy, Kirov, RUSSIA.).

    Disciplinary: Biology, Bioscience, Animal Sciences, Veterinary Science.

    ➤ FullText

    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.288

    Keywords: Food unloading; Life sustainability; Rat adaptation; Hunger mice; Mice reproducibility; Mouse breeding; Mice progeny; Laboratory mice; Zooculture.

    We studied the resistance of laboratory mice to complete food starvation and the possibility of using the unloading method in breeding laboratory animals. The use of one- and two-day unloading periods positively affected the duration of the reproductive period of starving mice. In mice with two unloading days, reproduction continued with an average for 22.3 months, that is, about two years. This is 5.5 times more than in the control group, where the duration of the reproductive period was only 4 months, that is, less than six months. Positive changes were also obtained in terms of the life expectancy of experimental animals. Individual animals in the group with two hungry days a week lived more than 1050 days and on average 28.9 months. The life expectancy of mice of the control group in females, on average, was 563, and in males 604 days, which is 50% less than the life expectancy of mice in the experimental group. The use of one and two fasting days per week violates the reproductive cycle of females and the insemination ability of males.

    Paper ID: 11A14U

    Cite this article:

    Glukhova, M.V. (2020). Increase in Adaptive Capacity of Mice via the Discharge Method. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(14), 11A14U, 1-9. DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.288


Arakeljan, S.A. (1973). Starvation as a physiological, biochemically useful and radical method for regulating the metabolism of red-headed old birds in order to obtain a new egg-laying cycle and update plumage. Nauka s/h proizvodstvu, Belgorod, 3, 87-90.

Glukhova, M.V. (2014). Fasting days in breeding laboratory animals. sbornik statej 65 mezhdunar.nauch-prakt. konf. Aktual'nye problemy nauki v agropromyshlennom komplekse, Kostroma, 94-96.

Gogelija, A.N. (1966). Milkness of females and development of rabbits. Krolikovodstvo i zverovodstvo, No.6, 24p.

Kerimbekov, E. B. (1989). Fasting days. Krolikovodstvo i zverovodstvo, No.1, 11p.

Nigmatullin, P.M. (2011). Milk content of rabbits of different breeds and factors influencing it. Vestnik Orel GAU, 32(5), 40-44.

Pavlinin, V.I., Shvarc S.S..(1951). Experience in environmental assessment of the effects of starvation on animals. Zoologich Zhurnal, 30(6), 620-628.

Saraev, V.G. (1974). The role of physiologically active substances of decay in human and animal biology. Uspehi fiziologicheskih nauk, 5(4), 96-129.

Sidorchuk, A.A., Glushkov A.A. (2009). Infectious diseases of laboratory animals. SPB.: Lan', 128p.

Slonim, A.D. (1979). The doctrine of physiological adaptations. Rukovodstvo po fiziologii: Jekologicheskaja fiziologija zhivotnyh, L.:Nauka, 79-182.

Zabolotskih, Ju.S. (2005). Agrarnaja nauka Severo-vostoka evropejskoj chasti Rossii v nachale XXI veka. 75-letiju Vjatskoj gosudarstvennoj sel'skohozjajstvennoj akademii.: sbornik nauchnyh trudov. (discharge method as an innovative element of livestock). Kirov, 52-62.

Zabolotskih, Ju.S. (1997). Ethology, homeostasis and reproduction of fur animals against alimentary starvation. Sel'skohozjajstvennaja biologija, No2, 48-58.

Zabolotskih, Ju.S. (2000). Scientific basis and practice of food unloading in fur farming. Dissertation, Kirov, 211-216.

Zabolotskih, Ju.S., Gluhova M.V. (2004). Using the discharge method for breeding small herbivorous animals. Sostojanie i problemy veterinarnoj sanitarii, gigieny i jekologii v zhivotnovodstve mater mezhd. N-prakt konf., Cheboksary, 94-98.

Zapadnjuk, I.P., Zaharija E.A. (1983). Laboratory animals. Breeding, maintenance, use in the experiment. Vishha shkola, 383p.

Other issues:


Call-for-Scientific Papers
Call-for-Research Papers:
ITJEMAST invites you to submit high quality papers for full peer-review and possible publication in areas pertaining engineering, science, management and technology, especially interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary/multidisciplinary subjects.

To publish your work in the next available issue, your manuscripts together with copyright transfer document signed by all authors can be submitted via email to Editor @ (no space between). (please see all detail from Instructions for Authors)

Publication and peer-reviewed process:
After the peer-review process (4-10 weeks), articles will be on-line published in the available next issue. However, the International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies cannot guarantee the exact publication time as the process may take longer time, subject to peer-review approval and adjustment of the submitted articles.