OMIA 001024-9031 : Twisted leg in Gallus gallus

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes


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.
1997 Bihan-Duval, E.L., Beaumont, C., Colleau, J.J. :
Estimation of the genetic correlations between twisted legs and growth or conformation traits in broiler chickens. J Anim Breed Genet 114:239-59, 1997. Pubmed reference: 21395820. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.1997.tb00510.x.
1996 Lebihanduval, E., Beaumont, C., Colleau, J.J. :
Genetic parameters of the twisted legs syndrome in broiler chickens Genetics Selection Evolution 28:177-195, 1996.
1993 Leterrier, C., Nys, Y. :
Twisted legs of broilers: review of clinical and lesional studies Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire 169:79-86, 1993.
Leterrier, C., Nys, Y. :
Twisted Legs of Broilers .2. Increasing Factors and Pathogenic Hypotheses Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire 169:173-181, 1993.
1986 Cruickshank, J.J., Sim, J.S. :
Morphometric and radiographic characteristics of tibial bone of broiler chickens with twisted leg disorders. Avian Dis 30:699-708, 1986. Pubmed reference: 3814007.
1984 Leenstra, F.R., Vanvoorst, A., Haye, U. :
Genetic aspects of twisted legs in a broiler sire strain Annales Agriculturae Fenniae 23:261-270, 1984.
1981 Beirne, M.J., Jensen, L.S. :
Influence of high levels of pyridoxine on twisted legs in broilers. Poult Sci 60:1026-9, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7267544.
1978 Haye, U., Simons, P.C. :
Twisted legs in broilers. Br Poult Sci 19:549-57, 1978. Pubmed reference: 679059. DOI: 10.1080/00071667808416512.
1976 Riddel, C. :
Selection of broiler chickens for a high and low incidence of tibial dyschondroplasia with observations on spondylolisthesis and twisted legs (perosis). Poult Sci 55:145-51, 1976. Pubmed reference: 934978.

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