OMIA:000977-9913 : Taillessness in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , pig , sheep

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Absence of the tail. Also called anury.

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:000977-9913: 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.

2005 Ingham, B., Widdows, A. :
Taillessness (anury) in a Chillingham Wild White calf. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumbria 64:169-171, 2005.
1958 Huston, K., Wearden, S. :
Congenital taillessness in cattle Journal of Dairy Science 41:1359-1370, 1958.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005