Smithers provides leading avian testing services for the risk assessment of pesticides in a variety of species. Our scientists are prominent in national and international efforts to develop probabilistic risk assessment methods for pesticide registrations.
  • One- and two-generation reproduction studies
  • Dietary toxicity (LC50) studies
  • Acute oral toxicity studies (LD50)
  • Endocrine disruptor testing
  • Microbial product testing in avian species
Species: Mallard ducks, Bobwhite quail, Japanese quail, Canaries, Zebra finches

Other capabilities
  • Diet preparation and analysis
  • In-house analytical expertise
  • Run-off testing

Staff Poster Publications:

A Proposed Method of a priori Selection of Brood area to be Monitored in a Brood Termination Study
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