OMIA:001061-9940 : Wattles in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: pig , goat

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Appendages suspended from the head. They are fusiform (spindle shaped), fleshy masses covered with normal skin and suspended from the mandibular area.

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. (2022). OMIA:001061-9940: 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.

2021 Al-Atiyat, R.M., Tabbaa, M.J., Barakeh, F.S., Awawdeh, F.T., Baghdadi, S.H. :
Power of phenotypes in discriminating Awassi sheep to pure strains and from other breeds. Trop Anim Health Prod 53:139, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33495970. DOI: 10.1007/s11250-021-02578-6.
2001 Ozoje, M.O., Kadri, O.A. :
Effects of coat colour and wattle genes on body measurement traits in the West African Dwarf sheep Tropical Agriculture 78:118-122, 2001.
1991 Lancaster, M.J., Medwell, W.D. :
Neck wattles in lambs. Australian Veterinary Journal 68:75-76, 1991. Pubmed reference: 2025210.
1931 Wassin, B. :
Linkage studies in sheep Journal of Heredity 22:9-13, 1931.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Sep 2022