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Cover for Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties.

The 6th edition of this book contains a list the donkey, cattle, goat, horse, pig, sheep and buffalo names and synonyms that may be encountered in the literature, including breeds and other identifiable groups, types and varieties that have a common origin or are similar in appearance or...

Author(s)
Porter, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241532)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Basic horse genetics.

We have a much richer vocabulary to discuss genetics than was available to Gregor Mendel. But genes remain abstract concepts discussed using words such as dominant, recessive, reading frame, double helix and Punnett square. Nevertheless, these concepts are useful to make us more successful horse...

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

This chapter discusses the breed registries, genetic diversity, genetic drift, selection and relationships within and between horse breeds.

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

This chapter is divided into two parts that discuss the breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) of stallions, including the animal's history, general physical examination including examination of the external and internal genitalia, evaluation of libido and mating behaviour, semen collection and...

Author(s)
Ball, B. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Black, bay, and chestnut (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">extension</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">agouti</i>).

The expression, mutation and heritability of the genes that result in the black, bay and chestnut coat colours of horses are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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 Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT).

KIT mutations play a key role in producing white spotting patterns in horses. However, not all white spotting patterns in horses are products of the KIT locus. The next few chapters describe the genetics of the traits gray, overo, splashed white and leopard, all of which are encoded by genes...

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