OMIA:000585-9913 : Leg weakness in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: Mallard , turkey , dog , domestic cat , pig , sheep , rabbit

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Congenital defect of the hindlimbs that prevents standing, because the hindlimbs are splayed. In some cases all limbs are affected.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000585-9913: 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.

2013 Häggman, J., Juga, J., Sillanpää, M.J., Thompson, R. :
Genetic parameters for claw health and feet and leg conformation traits in Finnish Ayrshire cows. J Anim Breed Genet 130:89-97, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23496009. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2012.01007.x.
2012 Buttchereit, N., Stamer, E., Junge, W., Thaller, G. :
Genetic parameters for energy balance, fat /protein ratio, body condition score and disease traits in German Holstein cows. J Anim Breed Genet 129:280-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22775260. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2011.00976.x.
1999 Distl, O. :
Breeding for soundness of feet and legs in dairy cattle [German] Zuchtungskunde 71:446-458, 1999.
1974 Swatland, H.J. :
Developmental disorders of skeletal muscle in cattle, pigs and sheep Veterinary Bulletin 44:179-200, 1974.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 04 Dec 2020