Results for: Castration

In Animal Health

What is castration?

It's when your male animal cannot reproduce anymore. The operation removes the gonads/testicles. The animal is said to be castrated, neutered or fixed.
In Animal Life

What is the important of castration?

In some European countries they believe that castration or removal of the testicles from pigs improves the flavour. It is also used in farming to limit populations or to ensur ( Full Answer )
In Health

Why do men get castrated?

Medically, castration (removal of the testicles) can be used to treat testicular cancer or to reduce testosterone levels, usually as a treatment for prostate cancer. Historic ( Full Answer )
In Guinea Pigs

Can a guinea have a castrate?

Yes. There is a risk that the guinea pig could die during the operation but there is a risk with all operations, so you just have to think what is best? :) x
In Cattle Reproduction

What is bull castration?

That is taking a bull and removing certain parts to change it to a "steer". The steer can thence no longer reproduce, and is also a lot less aggressive.
In Goats and Sheep

Why castrate a goat?

To turn it into a wether - so that the meat does not have a buck taint when you slaughter it and so that it can't get your does pregnant.
In Turkeys

How do you castrate a turkey?

Male turkeys can be castrated so they can't reproduce. This is doneby removing either the testicles or the male reproductive organ.
In Dog Health

What does castration do to dogs?

It renders them impotent and can sonetimes lead to aggressiveness. Usually, it makes them more docile, not aggressive.
In Anxiety Disorders

What is castration anxiety?

Castration anxiety is a concept of Freud's; the feeling a man/boy gets when they are afraid of having their genitalia removed.
In Care of Rabbits

When is a rabbit castrated?

The term used for rabbit castration is "neuter" and it's soothing done by a vet with experience and knowledge in treating rabbits. Male rabbits can be neutered around 3-4 mont ( Full Answer )