OMIA 000562-9913 : Infertility in Bos taurus

In other species: pig , sheep

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Inability to conceive. Has a wide variety of causes, some of which are at least partly genetic.


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.
1959 Calisti, V. :
Hereditary sterility in cattle Atti della Societa Italiana delle Scienze Veterinarie 13:51-136, 1959.
Ostrowski, J.E.B. :
[The transmission by bulls of hereditary diseases affecting fertility with special reference to anatomical defects of the genitalia. (A review.)] Veterinary Medicine Dissertation, Tieraliche Hochsch., Hanover :?, 1959.
1957 Csukas, Z. :
Genetic causes of sterility in cows Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja 12:38-40, 1957.
1956 Bauer, H. :
Proportion of bulls rejected because of infertility Proceedings of the Third International Congress of Animal Reproduction, Cambridge :77-79, 1956.
1955 Rollinson, D.H.L. :
Hereditary factors affecting reproductive efficiency in cattle Animal Breeding Abstracts 23:215-249, 1955.
1954 Kidwell, J.F., Walker, LeG., McCormick, J.A. :
Hereditary female sterility in Holstein Friesian cattle Journal of Heredity 45:142-145, 1954.
1951 Lagerlof, N. :
Hereditary forms of sterility in Swedish cattle breeds Fertility and Sterility 2:230-235, 1951. Pubmed reference: 14831646.
1949 Henle, C. :
Untersuchungen uber die Vererbung von Fruchtbarkeit und Unfruchtbarkeit beim Allgauer Rind [Heredity of fertility and sterility in Bavarian Allgauer cattle] Dissertation, Munich. From abstract in Zuchtungskunde 23:43-44, 1949.

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