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The aim of this study was to determine and compare the effect of the removal of the spicules of the penis of guinea pig and chemical castration on weight after 12-hour fast pre slaughter and carcass yield. 72 guinea pigs Type I between 35-45 days of age were used, the same that were distributed in...

Author(s)
Cornelio, R. J.; Ramiro, R.; Pedro, N.; Ximena, B.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2018, 19, 4, pp 041805
Abstract

Castration of male guinea pigs is one of the commonly performed surgical procedures. The reason for castration is generally control of reproductive activity of male, decreasing aggression, control of territorial behavior, trauma, infection of testis as well prevention of their tumors. This article...

Author(s)
Jekl, V.; Hauptman, K.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2016, 66, 6, pp 407-413
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare 2 surgical approaches (scrotal or abdominal) for castration of guinea pigs and to investigate post-operative infection rates with either technique. Forty-eight guinea pigs were castrated by scrotal or abdominal technique after being randomly assigned to 1...

Author(s)
Guilmette, J.; Langlois, I.; Hélie, P.; El-Warrak, A. de O.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015, 79, 4, pp 323-328
Abstract

Although guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) have been used in research for more than a century and remain the most prevalent USDA-covered species, little has been elucidated regarding the recognition of clinical pain or analgesic efficacy in this species. We sought to assess pain in guinea pigs by using ...

Author(s)
Dunbar, M. L.; David, E. M.; Aline, M. R.; Lofgren, J. L.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2016, 55, 1, pp 29-34
Abstract

A 9-month-old intact male guinea pig was presented with a 2-week history of progressive swelling involving the right scrotal sac. Physical examination revealed a soft mass involving the caudal aspect of the right scrotal sac. Subsequent radiographic evaluation of the affected area confirmed a soft...

Author(s)
Nejad, M. R. E.; Soroori, S.; Rostami, A.; Pedram, M.; Davoodi, M.; Rafatpanah, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 28, pp 9-12
Abstract

Guinea pigs are social animals that are often kept in groups regardless of their gender. Due to reproduction control and male aggressiveness prevention, surgical castration is commonly required. In the present study, we evaluated the effect of GnRH agonist implant (4.7 mg deslorelinum) on the serum ...

Author(s)
Glocova, K.; Cizek, P.; Novotny, R.; Hauptman, K.; Tichy, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2020, 154, pp 232-236
AbstractFull Text

This study was aimed at investigating the use of intra-testicular calcium chloride (CaCl2) and 4-vinylcyclohexene 1,2-monoepoxide (VCM) injections as a side effect-free alternative method for the control of reproduction in guinea pigs. Fifty male guinea pigs were randomly assigned to five groups....

Author(s)
Sen, C. C.; Yumusak, N.; Faundez, R.; Temamogullarİ, F.; Taskİn, A.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2017, 20, 2, pp 251-260
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the study was to determine the effect of chemical castration using iodine tincture on the productive and behavioral performance of the guinea pig. Twenty four crossbred Peru-Inti guinea pigs from 25 to 35 days of age were used and allocated in two groups: castrated and...

Author(s)
Vega V., J.; Pujada A., H.; Astocuri C., K.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2012, 23, 1, pp 52-57
Abstract

Perineal glands in guinea pigs are part of the sebaceous glandular complex. Their secretions are used for scent marking. This is important for social status and can be seen in both sexes and castrated males. Discrepancy exits about the existence of these glands in female guinea pigs and knowledge...

Author(s)
Iburg, T. M.; Arnbjerg, J.; Rueløkke, M. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2013, 42, 1, pp 65-71
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this research was to study the effects of sex and castration on productive parameters, behaviour and the organoleptic quality of guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) carcass. A completely randomized design was applied with three physiological states (complete males, castrated males, and...

Author(s)
Apráez Guerrero, J. E.; Pármo, L. F.; Hernández González, A.
Publisher
Universidad de Caldas, Caldas, Colombia
Citation
Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2011, 5, 1, pp 20-25

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