Taxon:

Bird

Gene:

Leg bowing score QTL

Chromosome:

09

Location:

49 cM

Description:

This is the location of a suggestive or significant QTL for a skeletal trait in broiler x layer chicken crosses that showed significant evidence of imprinting. Of 61 QTLs for skeletal traits, 12 showed evidence of imprinting, but the majority of imprinting effects were only just significant (Sharman PW et al, 2007).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

1147

Last Modified 10/23/2007

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