MAIN PAGE
EQUINE REPRODUCTION ARTICLES
SHORT COURSES
ONE-ON-ONE TUITION
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM EQUINE-REPRODUCTION.COM
SEMEN EXPORT SERVICES
STALLIONS AT EQUINE-REPRODUCTION.COM
FROZEN SEMEN STALLIONS
CERTIFIED SEMEN FREEZING LOCATIONS
EQUINE REPRODUCTION SUPPLIES
EQUINE REPRODUCTION BOOKS
EQUINE REPRODUCTION LINKS
EQUINE REPRODUCTION E-MAIL LIST
EASILY CALCULATE THE CORRECT VOLUME OF SEMEN AND EXTENDER TO SHIP OR USE ON FARM!
EQUINE REPRODUCTION BULLETIN BOARD
CONTACT US


If you "like" us please "recommend" us!



and then:
Join us on Facebook! Join us on Facebook!


Proudly sponsored by:

Hamilton Research Inc - Home of the Equitainer
Hamilton Research Inc
Home of the Equitainer


Home of the world-famous INRA '96 extender!
Home of the world-famous
INRA '96 extender!


Universal Medical Systems Ultrasounds
For your veterinary
ultrasounding needs


Har-Vet: An Industry Leader in Equine Veterinary Products
An Industry Leader in
Equine Veterinary Products!


BET Pharm: Your compounding pharmacy for reproductive needs!
Your compounding pharmacy for
reproductive needs!


www.SemenTanks.com - Quality Tanks at Competitive Prices!
Quality Tanks at
Competitive Prices!


J.L. Smith Co. - Safe, affordable breeding stocks!
Safe, affordable
breeding stocks!


Here Today. There Today.
Here Today. There Today.


Saving Foals from FPT
Saving Foals from FPT


Egg Tech - serving European breeder's needs!
Egg Tech - serving
European breeder's needs!


International Veterinary Information Service
International Veterinary
Information Service






Please note that this records only identifiable - not all - hits!

Stallion behavior exhibited by a gelding

This category is to be used for general stallion questions that are not covered by other category descriptions.

Moderator: Jos

Stallion behavior exhibited by a gelding

Postby ponytail890 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:34 pm

we gelded a 9yr old stallion. He had live covered previously. He was gelded 5 months ago. He does "talk" to mares (over the fence) and still can get an erection. Is this "normal"!
ponytail890
Neonate
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:48 am

Re: Stallion behavior exhibited by a gelding

Postby Jos » Sat Mar 28, 2015 3:17 pm

Absolutely normal.

A research project found that after castration, about 70% become perfect gentleman, 25% retain a few stallion characteristics but do not mount and enter the mare, and 5% showed no difference in behaviour before and after castration. Although that research found no difference between ages at which the stallions were castrated, other research which was looking at behaviour-suppression effectiveness of the synthetic progestin Altrenogest ("Regumate") found that there were few suppressive effects seen in older stallions owing to some of that behaviour being learned, rather than hormonally driven. Finally, it is important to consider that while when the testicles are removed, the major source of testosterone goes with them, the adrenal glands also produce testosterone, so there is not a complete removal.

It is generally not recommended to turn out geldings with brood mares, as - in particular - some will continue to actually breed mares - erection and intromission, although with no sperm in the ejaculation. This obviously creates a risk of both contamination of the mare and injury to all.
We're always happy to try and help, but don't forget to check the articles section
of the website too, which has a search engine to help you look for answers!
:)
User avatar
Jos
Senior Stallion or Mare
 
Posts: 3948
Joined: Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:11 am


Return to General Stallion Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


Please note that opinions, product information, advice or suggestions posted on this bulletin board are not necessarily those of the management at Equine-Reproduction.com nor does the maintenance of the post position indicate an implicit or any endorsement of that information, opinion or product.

Further, although we have the greatest respect for the posters offering assistance here, you are advised to seek a consultation with your veterinarian prior to using information obtained from this board if it is of a veterinary nature.

cron



MAIN PAGE | INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES | SHORTCOURSES | INDIVIDUAL TUITION | SERVICES | LINKS
SEMEN EXPORT | STALLION STATION | FROZEN STALLIONS | FREEZING LOCATIONS | SUPPLIES | BOOKS
EQUINE REPRODUCTION E-MAIL LIST | SEMEN CALCULATOR | BULLETIN BOARD | CONTACT US