OMIA:000584-9913 : Leg defects in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: horse , pig , llama , indicine cattle (zebu) , sheep , alpaca

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000584-9913: 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 Wu, X., Guldbrandtsen, B., Lund, M.S., Sahana, G. :
Association analysis for feet and legs disorders with whole-genome sequence variants in 3 dairy cattle breeds. J Dairy Sci 99:7221-31, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27344389. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2015-10705.
2014 Kester, E., Holzhauer, M., Frankena, K. :
A descriptive review of the prevalence and risk factors of hock lesions in dairy cows. Vet J , 2014. Pubmed reference: 25201250. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.07.004.
2013 Häggman, J., Juga, J. :
Genetic parameters for hoof disorders and feet and leg conformation traits in Finnish Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 96:3319-25, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23498009. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-6334.
2003 Fatehi, J., Stella, A., Shannon, J.J., Boettcher, P.J. :
Genetic parameters for feet and leg traits evaluated in different environments Journal of Dairy Science 86:661-6, 2003. Pubmed reference: 12647972. DOI: 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(03)73644-3.
1996 Distl, O. :
Improvements in the health of cattle through the genetic selection of traits related to the feet and legs [German] Tierarztliche Umschau 51:331 ff., 1996.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Dec 2020