|Breeding of mice or other appropriate animal in the classroom||2|
|The appropriate care of classroom pets||2|
If breeding is to take place in a school there must be sufficient care, facilities, housing and space available for the extra animals. There must be a need for extra animals or an appropriate plan for the disposal of surplus animals in place prior to beginning this activity. If killing is the only disposal option, then the breeding program is not allowed.
The male and female should be separated prior to the female giving birth. Offspring should be separated into single sex groups at weaning to prevent inbreeding and unwanted pregnancies.