Follicle-stimulating hormone release in hemicastrated prepubertal rams and its relationship to testicular development.

@article{Walton1980FolliclestimulatingHR,
  title={Follicle-stimulating hormone release in hemicastrated prepubertal rams and its relationship to testicular development.},
  author={John S Walton and J D Evins and Miranda Hillard and Geoffrey M.H. Waites},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1980},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={141-52}
}
Hemicastration of rams at 1 week of age resulted in compensatory growth of the remaining testis. This was associated with an increase in the concentration of FSH in peripheral plasma which was maintained until the rams were approximately 10 weeks old. Plasma concentrations of LH were similar in both entire and hemicastrated lambs during this period… CONTINUE READING