OMIA:001755-9031 : Feathering, abnormal in Gallus gallus (chicken)

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: af

History: As reported by Somes (1988), this trait was first described in UK chickens by Dr Graham Bulfield.

Inheritance: Somes (1990) lists this as a single-locus autosomal recessive trait, and allocates the symbol "af".

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:001755-9031: 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.

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.
1988 Somes, R.G. Jr :
International Registry of Poultry Genetic Stocks. Storrs Agricultural Experimental Station Bulletin 476 :, 1988.

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