OMIA:001012-9913 : Tongue-wagging in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)
Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Species-specific name: Tongue play, Tongue rolling
Species-specific description: Abnormal obsessive-compulsive behavior reported in German cattle as 'Zungenschlagen' [tongue wagging] or 'Zungenspielen' [tongue play] which can lead in extreme cases to malnutrition. Nutritional deficiencies and sub-optimal husbandry conditions are considered to contribute to aetiology and a genetic predisposition has been discussed by Bauer (1955).
Brown Swiss (Cattle) (VBO_0000166),
Fleckvieh-Simmental, Germany (Cattle) (VBO_0002354).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below
Cite this entry
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.
|2022||Binev, R. :|
|Tongue rolling stereotypy in cattle - etiological, epidemiological and clinical investigations. Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine 25:80-88, 2022. DOI: DOI: 10.15547/bjvm.2336.|
|1957||Riedi, F. :|
|Das Zungenschlagen als Währschaftsmangel. [Tongue-wagging as terms of guarantee in cattle dealing] Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 99:537-541, 1957.|
|1955||Bauer, H. :|
|Das Zungenschlagen der Rinder als Erbfehler [Tongue-wagging in cattle as a hereditary defect] Deutsche tierärztliche Wochenschrift - Fortpflanzung, Zuchthygiene und Haustierbesamung 62:140-143, 1955.|
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