Captive Bred Reptile Forums UK - Members give advice when a Horsefield’s (Russian) tortoise becomes lethargic and uninterested in food and its owner discovers a soft red patch on its shell.
Hormone Implant for a Tortoise with a One Track Mind
TortoiseForum.org - When a male tortoise would rather find a mate than find food, a worried owner has the vet give him a testosterone lowering implant. Members discuss how prevalent this problem is in captivity, and if anything more could be done to alleviate the male’s restlessness.@ TortoiseForum.org