Administration of procaine-based local anaesthetic prior to surgical castration influences post-operative behaviours of piglets
Contributor(s):: Coutant, Mathilde, Malmkvist, Jens, Tallet, Céline, Williams, Catherine J. A., Kaiser, Marianne, Foldager, Leslie, Herskin, Mette S.
The impact of clamp castration on the behaviour and body temperature of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) – Effects of local anesthesia and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Contributor(s):: Nurmi, Hanna, Laaksonen, Sauli, Häätylä, Taija, Valros, Anna, Sauvala, Mikaela, Hänninen, Laura
Reproductive and Behavioral Evaluation of a New Immunocastration Dog Vaccine
| Contributor(s):: Daniela Siel, María José Ubilla, Sonia Vidal, Alexandra Loaiza, John Quiroga, Federico Cifuentes, Timothy Hardman, Lisette Lapierre, Rodolfo Paredes, Leonardo Sáenz
Canine immunocastration development has been of interest for many years as a complementary strategy to surgical castration. The purpose of this paper was to verify the effect of a recombinant vaccine for dog immunocastration. Two tests were done, one under controlled conditions and a second...
Nociception-Induced Changes in Electroencephalographic Activity and FOS Protein Expression in Piglets Undergoing Castration under Isoflurane Anaesthesia
| Contributor(s):: Reiser, Judith, Kreuzer, Matthias, Werner, Julia, Saller, Anna M., Fischer, Johannes, Senf, Steffanie, Deffner, Pauline, Abendschön, Nora, Groll, Tanja, Grott, Andrea, Miller, Regina, Bergmann, Shana, Erhard, Michael H., Ritzmann, Mathias, Zöls, Susanne, Schneider, Gerhard, Steiger, Katja, Baumgartner, Christine
The objective of this study was to investigate the electroencephalographic reaction pattern and FOS protein expression in male piglets undergoing surgical castration under light isoflurane anaesthesia with or without local anaesthesia. The experiment was conducted under isoflurane anaesthesia...
Castration of Dogs Using Local Anesthesia After Sedating With Xylazine and Subanesthetic Doses of Ketamine
| Contributor(s):: Erika Silva, John Schumacher, Thomas Passler
Orchiectomy is performed in some species using only sedation and local anesthesia to decrease the expense of performing the procedure using general anesthesia. The objective of this study was to determine if dogs can be castrated safely and painlessly by using only sedation and local...
Prostatic Neoplasia in the Intact and Castrated Dog: How Dangerous is Castration?
| Contributor(s):: Magdalena Schrank, Stefano Romagnoli
Elective gonadectomy in the dog is a topic of interest for clinicians, pet-owners, and society. Although canine prostatic neoplasia (CPN) has a low incidence (0.35%), reports of an increased risk for castrated dogs attract attention and cause concern in pet-owners. Our aim is to provide...
Studies on existing health care management practices adopted by farmers in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh
| Contributor(s):: Vandana, Bhagat, Shraddha, Nety, Upasana, Verma, Kiran, Kashyap, Seema, Kriplani, Swarnalata, Bara
The present study was undertaken purposively to ascertain the health care and scientific dairy husbandry practices adopted by the dairy owners in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. A total of 150 respondents were randomly selected from 10 villages of block and district Surajpur and interviewed...
Effect of adult male sterilization on the behavior and social associations of a feral polygynous ungulate: the horse
| Contributor(s):: King, Sarah R. B., Schoenecker, Kathryn A., Cole, Mary J.
Castration is commonly used to control the behavior of companion animals and livestock, yet there have been few longitudinal studies of its effects. Despite the ubiquity of this surgery in ridden horses, the effects of castration (termed gelding in horses) have rarely been examined in a...
Post-natal development of EEG responses to noxious stimulation in pigs (Sus scrofa) aged 1-15 days
| Contributor(s):: Kells, N. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Satherland, M. A., Johnson, C. B.
Long-term hyperalgesia and traumatic neuroma formation in tail-docked lambs
| Contributor(s):: Larrondo, C., Bustamante, H., Paredes, E., Gallo, C.
Use of meloxicam, buprenorphine, and Maxilene (R) to assess a multimodal approach for piglet pain management, part I: surgical castration
| Contributor(s):: Viscardi, A. V., Turner, P. V.
Measuring piglet castration pain using linear and non-linear measures of heart rate variability
| Contributor(s):: Byrd, C. J., Radcliffe, J. S., Craig, B. A., Eicher, S. D., Lay, D. C.
A comparison of behavioural methodologies utilised to quantify deviations in piglet behaviour associated with castration
| Contributor(s):: Park, R. M., Cramer, M. C., Wagner, B. K., Turner, P., Moraes, L. E., Viscardi, A. V., Coetzee, J. F., Pairis-Garcia, M. D.
Lambs show changes in ear posture when experiencing pain
| Contributor(s):: Guesgen, M. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Minot, E. O., Stewart, M., Stafford, K. J., Morel, P. C. H.
The burden of domestication: a representative study of welfare in privately owned cats in Denmark
| Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Norspang, A. P., Forkman, B., Bjornvad, C. R., Kondrup, S. V., Lund, T. B.
Habituation of common eland (Taurotragus oryx) to intensive routine handling, and the effect of immunocastration thereon
| Contributor(s):: Musa, Abubakar S., Needham, Tersia, Kotrba, Radim, Neradilova, Silvie, Ganswindt, Andre, Ceacero, Francisco
The temperament of captive common eland (Taurotragus oryx) during handling is crucial for their management, as they have been identified as an ideal antelope for game meat farming, and are well-represented in captive antelope populations world-wide. Generally speaking, common eland are considered...
Social proximities of developing gorilla males (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in European zoos: The consequences of castration and social composition
| Contributor(s):: Létang, Benoit, Mulot, Baptiste, Alerte, Vanessa, Bionda, Thomas, Britton, Lisa, ter Meulen, Tjerk, Szánthó, János, Guéry, Jean-Pascal, Sueur, Cédric
Qualitative behavioural assessment of pain in castrated lambs
| Contributor(s):: Masłowska, Katarzyna, Mizzoni, Fabiana, Dwyer, Cathy M., Wemelsfelder, Francoise
This study investigates for the first time the application of Qualitative Behavioural Assessment (QBA) to the analysis of acute pain expression in castrated lambs. Eighty 2-day-old male lambs were allocated to one of 4 groups (n = 20 per treatment): handled only (control, C), rubber ring...
Effects of Oral Meloxicam and Topical Lidocaine on Pain associated Behaviors of Piglets Undergoing Surgical Castration
| Contributor(s):: Burkemper, M. C., Pairis-Garcia, M. D., Moraes, L. E., Park, R. M., Moeller, S. J.
The objective of this study was to find a practical means of reducing pain associated with surgical castration by evaluating the effects of oral meloxicam and topical lidocaine, separately and in combination, on behavioral indicators of pain in piglets. Two hundred thirty-five piglets were...
Immunocastration with Improvac™ reduces aggressive and sexual behaviours in male pigs
| Contributor(s):: Brewster, Veronica, Nevel, Amanda
Surgical castration of male pigs is a common practice to reduce the risk of boar taint, an accumulation of pheromones in the muscles of pigs giving an undesirable odour to the pork of entire boars. Castration is not widely practiced in the UK for welfare reasons and indeed, assurance schemes...