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Introduction Surgical castration is a frequent practice in livestock management. Castration is commonly performed on intact male food animals to reduce aggression, prevent indiscriminate breeding, and improve carcass quality. 1 Castration has

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Castration of bull calves is one of the most common livestock management procedures performed in the United States, with approximately 16 million calves castrated annually. 1 Pain perception during castration is defined as an aversive feeling or

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testicles are more frequently located in the abdomen (75.2%), and right-sided cryptorchid testicles are more frequently located in the inguinal region (58.2%). 3 It is recommended that, prior to performance of a castration, the horse be examined to locate

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presumably traumatic origin. To preserve the fertility of the bull, a unilateral castration was recommended. Figure 2 Ultrasonographic image of the left (A) and right testicle (B). The left testicle showed loss of normal homogenous echogenicity of

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Surgical castration of dogs typically involves making an incision in the prescrotal area, exteriorizing both testes via the same incision, double ligating the blood vessels and spermatic cord, removing the testes, and closing the incision with

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recognized by the AVMA as a primary welfare concern of American society. 4 In addition, there are behavioral and other health benefits to castrating (spaying or neutering) dogs and cats as opposed to leaving them sexually intact, such as decreased urine

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Castration is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in equine practice. The reasons for performing this procedure include a desire to reduce or prevent masculine or aggressive behavior in animals unsuitable for breeding, testicular

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C ommercial swine facilities around the globe commonly castrate male piglets to prevent unwanted breeding, reduce aggression, and improve meat quality. 1 – 3 Castration is typically performed in the first week of life on nearly all male piglets

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in American Journal of Veterinary Research

determine the feasibility and accuracy of the use of 2-dimensional accelerometer measurements to classify postural and activity changes and to use accelerometers for determining behavioral differences in bulls after surgical castration. The overall

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primary objective of the study reported here was to determine the UPCR of healthy sexually intact male dogs. The secondary objective was to compare the UPCR of these healthy male dogs before and after castration. Materials and Methods Animals

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