OMIA 000240-13146 : Crest in Melopsittacus undulatus

In other species: chicken , domestic goose , rock pigeon , ringneck dove

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Also called feather-crested head.


1963 Ziswiler, V. :
[Mode of inheritance and pattern of manifestation of the 'crest' factor, a subvital factor of the budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus] Archiv der Julius Klaus-Stiftung fur Vererbungsforschung, Sozialanthropologie und Rassenhygiene 38:145-165, 1963. Pubmed reference: 5899901.

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