Body Weight Information for BALB/cJ (000651)

JAX® Mice Strain - BALB/cJ

Stock Number 000651

160 male and 160 female mice were obtained at weaning (birthdate +/- 3 days) from two barrier levels (standard and maximum) from both Bar Harbor and Sacramento facilities, and weighed weekly until the oldest age held in inventory. The mice were maintained on a diet containing 6% fat (LabDiet® 5K52 formulation).

Age (weeks) 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Male Mean 12.7 18.2 21.8 23.7 24.9 26.2 27.0 27.4
St Dev 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Female Mean 12.3 16.1 18.4 19.1 19.7 20.5 21.1 21.5 22.1 22.9 23.6 24.0 24.7
St Dev 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.8 1.9