Hormonal Influences on Aggressive Behavior in Ungulates

  • Marie-France Bouissou


Castration of domestic animals with the aim of controlling sexual and aggressive behavior dates from the earliest times of the human race. Thus, before systematic research, man had intuitively established the relationship between these behaviors and the presence of sexual organs.


Testosterone Level Agonistic Interaction Agonistic Behavior Social Rank Hormonal Influence 
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  1. 1.Station de Physiologie de la ReproductionI.N.R.A.NouzillyFrance

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