Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 1

The Links Between Hormones and Aggressive Behaviours in Animals

Elohozino Oghale Benneth1,2*, Emmanuel Onche1, Isaac Babatunde Fasipe1 and Abdulsabur Adebayo Aderemi1

1Department of Animal Welfare Science, Food and Agricultural Technology Unit - The Pan African Research Group, Nigeria
2Research Unit, One Health and Development Initiative, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Elohozino Oghale Benneth, 1Department of Animal Welfare Science, Food and Agricultural Technology Unit - The Pan African Research Group, Nigeria.

Received: November 22, 2021; Published: December 22, 2021


Animal behavior is influenced by so many factors which must be deeply studied and understood. One of such factors is hormones, which significantly influence animal aggression. Currently, there is no definite conclusion on how aggression is influenced by hormones, although there is continuous research on it. The essence of this review is to investigate the relationship between hormones and aggression. It is concluded that several hormones aid in eliciting aggressive behavior in animals by playing a crucial role due to the high effects, they have on the neural system. However, they do not cause the animals to be aggressive on their own alone.


Keywords: Aggressive Behaviours; Hormones; Animals; Parent-Offspring


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Citation: Elohozino Oghale Benneth., et al. “The Links Between Hormones and Aggressive Behaviours in Animals". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 150-156.


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