Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Conditionally acceptable for birds, rodents and pigs;
NOT an ideal method of euthanasia for any species and alternate methods should be used wherever possible

Application and Cautions

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Birds arrow

Fish and Amphibians arrow

Reptiles and Lagomorphs arrow

Rodents arrow

Safety Concerns arrow

Potential Influence on Scientific Data

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Metabolic System arrow

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