OMIA:000973-9913 : Tail, kinky in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: pig

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Twisted or kinked tail.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2010). OMIA:000973-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1936 Knapp, B., Emmel, M.W., Ward, W.F. :
The inheritance of screw tail in cattle Journal of Heredity 27:269-271, 1936.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 27 Oct 2010