OMIA:000147-9940 : Brachygnathia in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , ass (donkey) , horse , pig , llama , white-tailed deer , giraffe , taurine cattle , alpaca

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth) , Craniofacial phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital abnormal shortness of the mandible (lower jaw), resulting in protrusion of the maxilla (upper jaw).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000147-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2016 Eriksen, T., Ganter, M., Distl, O., Staszyk, C. :
Cranial morphology in the brachygnathic sheep. BMC Vet Res 12:8, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26748776. DOI: 10.1186/s12917-016-0634-7.
2013 Greber, D., Doherr, M., Drögemüller, C., Steiner, A. :
Occurrence of congenital disorders in Swiss sheep. Acta Vet Scand 55:27, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23521894. DOI: 10.1186/1751-0147-55-27.
2012 Eriksen, T., Kuiper, H., Pielmeier, R., Ganter, M., Distl, O., Staszyk, C. :
Ovine craniofacial malformation: a morphometrical study. Res Vet Sci 93:1122-7, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22541645. DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2012.03.010.
Pielmeier, R., Kerkmann, A., Distl, O. :
[Investigation of the age-dependent development of brachygnathia inferior in the East Friesian milk sheep]. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 125:513-9, 2012. Pubmed reference: 23227770.
2008 Kerkmann, A., Kuiper, H., Ganter, M., Distl, O. :
[Review of literature and results from test matings of East Friesian milk sheep affected with brachygnathia inferior] Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 121:292-305, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18712266.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005