OMIA:000601-9913 : Limber legs in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive lethal

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000601-9913: 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.

1990 Hoeschele, I., Meinert, T.R. :
Association of genetic defects with yield and type traits: the weaver locus effect on yield. J Dairy Sci 73:2503-15, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2258494. DOI: 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(90)78936-9.
1984 Hansen, K.M. :
"Limber leg" syndromet - eller leddeløse kalve hos Jersey-kvaeg. [The limberleg syndrome - or loose-jointed Jersey calves] Dansk Veterinartidsskrift 67:662-664, 1984.
1982 Allaire, F.R., Lucas, J.L., Secrist, N.L. :
Estimation of frequency for recessive genes based on known ancestral genotypes Journal of Dairy Science 65:396-403, 1982.
1976 Lamb, R.C., Arave, C.W., Shupe, J.L. :
Inheritance of limber legs in Jersey cattle Journal of Heredity 67:241-244, 1976. Pubmed reference: 972251.
1973 Greene, H.J., Leipold, H.W., Huston, K. :
Limber leg in a Jersey calf Irish Veterinary Journal 27:164-167, 1973.
1972 Lamb, R.C., Arave, C.W., Shupe, J.L. :
Additional evidence on the inheritance of limber legs in Jerseys Journal of Dairy Science 55:683-684 (abstract), 1972.

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