OMIA:000608-93934 : Loco, congenital in Coturnix japonica

In other species: chicken , turkey

Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: The main symptom is an apparent lack of control of the muscles of the neck of the chick, resulting in the inability to stand or eat normally


1965 Sittmann, K., Richards, W.P., Abplanalp, H. :
Congenital loco in a third species of domestic fowl. Can J Genet Cytol 7:636-40, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5868863 .

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 09 Jun 2013