OMIA:000240-8843 : Crest in Anser anser

In other species: chicken , budgerigar , rock pigeon , ringneck dove

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

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


1989 Csuka, J., Pomichal, S. :
Two different types of crestness in geese and its genetic control Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Current Problems of Avian Genetics, Smolenice, Czechoslovakia, April 3-6 1989 :255-261, 1989.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
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