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Cover for Medical genetics.

This chapter describes the genetic risk factors and mode of inheritance of hereditary diseases in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of eye and ear.

This chapter describes the congenital and acquired degenerative, inflammatory and neoplastic eye and ear diseases in cattle.

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic selection.

Welfare is affected by the genetic inheritance that an animal receives and the environment in which it is kept. The focus of this chapter is on the genetic contribution to animal welfare and how this may be harnessed to improve the welfare of animals. The genetic structure of a domestic breed is...

Author(s)
Hocking, P. M.; D'Eath, R. B.; Kjaer, J. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders.

This chapter discusses the genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders in cattle. Data (chromosome maps) from previous reviews and current sources of information are presented in tabulated form.

Author(s)
Nicholas, F. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nervous signs in pigs.

This chapter discusses the possible causes of nervous signs in pigs as well as key features and treatment. Focus is given on oedema (enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli), water deprivation, meningitis (Streptococcus suis), Aujeszky's disease, congenital tremors (hereditary disease or viral infection)...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Where do we go from here?

The application of selection and breeding for colour, performance, reduction of hereditary and infectious diseases in horses are discussed.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Color diluting genes.

The molecular genetic characteristics, heritability and association with cataract and squamous cell carcinoma of the genes responsible for coat colour dilution in horse breeds are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gray.

This chapter describes the heritability and expression of genes that gradually turn the coat of horses to a gray colour with advancing age. The susceptibility of these horses to melanomas are also discussed.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

This chapter discusses the genetic bases for the frame overo and splashed white coat patterns and the increased sensitivity to the sun, digestive disorders and neurlogical defects associated with these patterns in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter

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