OMIA 001259-9031 : Feather colour, chocolate in Gallus gallus

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Sex-linked

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: CHOC


1996 Carefoot, W.C. :
Chocolate - a sex-linked recessive plumage colour mutant of the domestic fowl British Poultry Science 37:867-868, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8894230. DOI: 10.1080/00071669608417915.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005