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It was proposed to typify phenotypically the goats of the Santa Elena province, Ecuador, and to test if there were different phenotypes. 344 animals were sampled in different types of production systems. The following variables were observed: (a) morphological: coat color pattern and coat color...

Author(s)
Solís-Lucas, L. A.; Lanari, M. R.; Oyarzabal, M. I.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2020, 69, 265, pp 22-29
Abstract

In teleosts, the chromatophore distribution pattern could result in their skin countershading. Previous observations suggested that Melanocortin receptor-1 (MC1R) plays roles in melanin modulation and their patterning processes in many mammals and some fish species. Using CRISPR-Cas9 techniques, we ...

Author(s)
Mandal, B. K.; Chen HongLin; Si ZhouXuan; Hou Xin; Yang He; Xu XiDan; Wang Jun; Wang ChengHui
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2020, 518,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants...

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

In this article the author discussed the causes of colour change in the feline iris.

Author(s)
Lewin, A.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Companion, 2019, No.October, pp 20-23
Abstract

Body color variation has long been a hot research topic in evolutionary and functional biology. Oujiang color common carp (Cyprinus carpio var. color) is a well-known economical and ornamental fish. Three main types of pigments and four distinct color patterns are typical characters of Oujiang...

Author(s)
Du JinXing; Chen XiaoWen; Wang Jun; Chen HongLin; Yue WuCheng; Lu GuoQing; Wang ChengHui
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 2019, 45, 1, pp 177-185
Abstract

Coat color influenced the likelihood of a dog being reclaimed from a shelter as well as the length of stay (LOS) of abandoned dogs at the shelter. The shortest LOS was found in brindle and multicolor dogs (median time until adoption: 17 and 18 days, respectively) followed by white, fawn, red,...

Author(s)
Voslarova, E.; Zak, J.; Vecerek, V.; Beda, I.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2019, 27, 1, pp 25-35
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of keel bone fracture (KBF) severity and healing activity on individual productivity of laying hens. Focal hens (75 Lohmann Selected Leghorn (LSL), 75 Lohmann Brown (LB)) were housed alongside non-focal hens in 10 identical pens containing a...

Author(s)
Rufener, C.; Baur, S.; Stratmann, A.; Toscano, M. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 4, pp 1589-1600
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of feather pigmentation and chicken plumage colouration.

The chicken's plumage is defined by the structure and colour of its feathers. Plumage colour is a feature used in modern poultry breeding to distinguish between breeds, strains and pure lines. It is therefore important in strain security. Sex-linked genes affecting plumage colour and patterns and...

Author(s)
Olori, V. E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
AbstractFull Text

In this century, climate change is one of the major problems affecting livestock productivity. This study aimed at evaluating the effect of body coat color pattern and sex on heat regulation and heat stress tolerance in indigenous goat breeds exposed to solar radiation. In the experiment, 4 bucks...

Author(s)
Baenyi, S. P.; Birindwa, A. B.; Mutwedu, V. B.; Mugumaarhahama, Y.; Munga, A.; Mitima, B.; Kamgang, V. W.; Ayagirwe, R. B. B.
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2020, 8, 2, pp 142-151
Abstract

The roan coat color pattern is described as the presence of white hairs intermixed with pigmented hairs. This kind of pigmentation pattern has been observed in many domestic species, including the goat. The molecular mechanisms and inheritance that underlie this pattern are known for some species...

Author(s)
Talenti, A.; Bertolini, F.; Williams, J.; Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din; Frattini, S.; Coizet, B.; Pagnacco, G.; Reecy, J.; Rothschild, M. F.; Crepaldi, P.; Hrbek, T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2018, 109, 3, pp 315-319

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