Sexual behavior of domesticated ruminants.

  title={Sexual behavior of domesticated ruminants.},
  author={L. Katz},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  volume={52 1},
  • L. Katz
  • Published 2007 in Hormones and behavior
Domesticated ruminants have lived in close association with humans for thousands of years and knowledge of the behavior of these organisms has contributed to their successful domestication, as well as to the management of animals in captivity, both extensive and intensive. Here we describe the reproductive behavioral endocrinology of cattle, goats and sheep. These relatively large and tame animals provide opportunities to conduct a wide range of behavioral studies from short-term to… CONTINUE READING