OMIA 001754-9031 : Wing patch in Gallus gallus

Category: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Inheritance: Somes (1990) includes this trait in his list of inherited traits, explaining that while it appears to be inherited to some extent, its genetic basis is "unknown".


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.
1985 Jeffrey, F.P. :
An hereditary feather defect associated with self blue. American Bantam Association Yearbook :245 only, 1985.

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