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Current and future alternatives to surgical neutering in ferrets to prevent hyperadrenocorticism
Most of these alternatives to surgical neutering in ferrets need further investigation before they can be recommended. Investigators will then need to determine whether such methods of altering reproductive function can reduce the incidence of hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets.


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