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Cover for Genetics of complex traits.

This chapter describes the interaction of environment with genetics to generate phenotype in horses and highlights the methods for determining heritability and breeding values among horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Where do we go from here?

This chapter describes the role of genetics on disease resistance and susceptibility, inbreeding, genetic diversity and other complex traits in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
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>).

This chapter describes the genes and inheritance for the black, bay and chestnut coat colours in certain horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">KIT</i>).

This chapter describes the inheritance and phenotypic characteristics of tobiano, sabino, white and roan coat types in horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly.

The genetic bases for the coat colour traits such as gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly in horses were discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Subjective well-being, happiness, and personality in animals.

In this chapter, the authors evaluates a subset of the evidence that our perceptions of animal happiness are accurate and that the 'happiness' that we see in other animals is much like the happiness that we see in other humans or experience ourselves. This evidence consists of work on the...

Author(s)
Weiss, A.; Robinson, L. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health issues in farm animals: a music mixing board model of behavioral characteristics using the Panksepp emotional system.

In this chapter, the author discussed the Panksepp basic emotional systems and suggests based on studies that it is the best way to explain the many conflicting results in scientific studies of farm animal temperament. From the different studies he presented he then concludes that the Jaak Panksepp ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traits and indicators.

This chapter addresses the issue of traits as descriptors, as well as indicator values, which is considered an alternative choice for vegetation analysis. Species indicator values, intended to be a practical aid in the interpretation of plot-based vegetation data unexpectedly found their way into...

Author(s)
Wildi, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394224)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origin and evolution of the domestic cat.

This chapter presents the classification of cats based on their lineage, common name and species of cats. A brief history on African wild cats (most likely the ancestors of the domestic cat) was discussed as well as domestication of cats which probably began around 10 000 years ago in a region of...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selective breeding, cloning and gene editing of dogs and cats for appearance and performance traits.

This chapter discusses the process of domestication and selective breeding in the dog and cat; how these processes have resulted in the modern-day cat and dog; and how pushing the limits of these species′ biology has led to concerns about their welfare. The future of genetically manipulating...

Author(s)
Packer, R. M. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter

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