Conversions and Room Temperatures for Animals

American Metric

Weight (dry)

1 ounce(oz) 28.4grams (g)
2.2 pounds (lb) 1 kilogram (kg)
1 pound (lb) 454 grams (g)

Volume (liquid)

1 ounce (fluid) (oz) 30 milliliters (ml)
1 quart (qt) 946 milliliters (ml)
1 quart (qt) 0.946 liters (l)

Recommended Temperatures for Common Laboratory Animal Rooms

Animal Dry Bulb Temperature

  0C 0F
Mouse, rat, hamster, gerbil, guinea pig 20-26 68-79
Rabbit 16-22 61-72
Farm animals 16-27 61-81
92 1998 AALAS Reference Directory

August 2006


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