Taxon:

Bird

Gene:

Femur weight

Chromosome:

01

Location:

121 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:

1149

Last Modified 10/23/2007

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