EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT IS A CRUCIAL COMPONENT OF SOUND, ETHICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS.

ALPHA-twist™

ALPHA-twist is a carefully crafted, multi-layered paper nesting material that is chopped into short lengths for rodents to unfurl and manipulate into a fluffy nest.

Available as a stand alone product or pre-mixed in bedding

WHY ALPHA-twist?

Alpha-twist is compact, completely clean, and easy to dispense in consistent quantities. It is easy for mice to manipulate the twisted paper into a nest.

 

See below how ALPHA-twist symbolizes Shepherd’s new initiative

EXCELLENCE IN THE CAGE STARTS HERE™

Research Integrity

Why settle for a nesting material containing variable materials that may impact the integrity of valuable research?

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Animal Health and Welfare

Nesting material is crucial to the health and welfare of the animals and the research goals of the investigators.

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Operational Productivity

One box of ALPHA-twist provides enrichment for over 1,400 standard mouse cages

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