OMIA:001981-9940 : Foetal death in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: horse , pig

Categories: Mortality / aging (incl. embryonic lethal)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Phene was renamed from 'Abortion' to 'Foetal death' [27/10/2022]

Inheritance: Darley et al. (2014) reported a heritability of 8%.

Breed: Charollais (Sheep) (VBO_0001368).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:001981-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2014 Darlay, R., Stear, M.J., Mason, S., Smith, J., Shaw, M.A. :
The heritability of abortion in pedigree Charollais flocks. Anim Reprod Sci 149:297-304, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25037445. DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2014.06.028.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 07 Jan 2016
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 07 Jan 2016
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 27 Oct 2022