OMIA 001638-9838 : Coat colour, piebald in Camelus dromedarius

In other species: sheep , golden hamster

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: unknown

Clinical features: Volpato et al. (2017): "Physiological characteristics include various degrees of deafness and visual impairments, and the notion that piebald camels with blue eyes may have audio and visual impairments is well known to African camel pastoralists".


2017 Volpato, G., Dioli, M., Di Nardo, A. :
Piebald camels Pastoralism 7:3, 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s13570-017-0075-3.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Mar 2017