OMIA 001747-9031 : Tail, long in Gallus gallus

Category: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: long tail feathers in birds

Inheritance: Sasaki and Yamaguchi (1970) proposed a two-locus model: a dominant allele (Gt) at one locus, and recessive allele (mt) at a second locus. (Somes, 1990)


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. > > > > > > > >
1990 Somes, R.G. Jr :
Mutations and major variants of plumage and skin in chickens. In "Poultry Breeding and Genetics" (ed. R.D. Crawford), Elsevier, Amsterdam; Chapter 6 :169-208, 1990.
1982 Tengo, P.F., Nishimura, C.L. :
Long-tailed fowls in Japan. American Bantam Association Yearbook :143-149, 1982.
1970 Sasaki, K., Yamaguchi, T. :
Onaga-Dori (long-tailed fowl) and their inherited studies in Japan. Worlds Poultry Science Journal 1:562-568, 1970.
1954 Oana, H. :
On the origin of the Japanese long-tailed fowls. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress (Edinburgh), Section A: Genetics and Breeding :9-12, 1954.
1914 Bonhote, J.L. :
Preliminary notes on the heredity of certain characters in a cross between Silky and Yokohama fowls. Cairo Science Journal 8:83-90, 1914.
1906 Davenport, C.B. :
"Inheritance in poultry". Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington. Publication 52. :1-136, 1906. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.29926.
1903 Cunningham, J.T. :
Observation and experiments on Japanese long-tailed fowls. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1:227-250, 1903.
1900 Chamberlain, H.B. :
Note on a long-tailed breed of fowls in Tosa. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan 27(Part 1B):1-5, 1900.

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