OMIA:000585-9940 : Leg weakness in Ovis aries (sheep)

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

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000585-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1974 Swatland, H.J. :
Developmental disorders of skeletal muscle in cattle, pigs and sheep Veterinary Bulletin 44:179-200, 1974.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005