OMIA:000985-9925 : Teat / nipple, number in Capra hircus (goat)

In other species: pig , llama , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , alpaca

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 163700 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as supernumerary teats, multi-nippled, polymastia and hyperthelia

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:000985-9925: 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.

2023 Fang, X., Gu, B., Chen, M., Sun, R., Zhang, J., Zhao, L., Zhao, Y. :
Genome-wide association study of the reproductive traits of the Dazu black goat (Capra hircus) using whole-genome resequencing. Genes (Basel) 14, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37895309. DOI: 10.3390/genes14101960.
2011 Adebayo, J,O., Chineke, C.A. :
Evaluation of West African dwarf goat for some qualitative traits in Southwestern Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6:6204-6207 , 2011.
Bemji, M.N., Popoola, S.A. :
A note on the incidence of udder abnormalities in West African Dwarf goat in South Western Nigeria. Livestock Research for Rural Development 23:49, 2011.
1982 Oppong, E.N., Gumedze, J.S. :
Supernumerary teats in Ghanaian livestock. I. Sheep and goats. Beitr Trop Landwirtsch Veterinarmed 20:63-7, 1982. Pubmed reference: 7092787.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2012