A form of hypertrophy, which leads to an increase in muscle mass, leanness & tenderness, with a reduction in fatness & fitness characteristics.
The gene responsible for coat colour is the MCR1 gene, which determines the base coat colour of cattle, which is either black or red.
A condition characterised by extreme disproportionate dwarfism reflecting abnormal cartilage development.
A condition characterised by shorter coat length and improved heat tolerance.
A condition characterised by the lack of horn development, with the heterozygote genotype resulting in scurs.
A disease where the affected animal will experience progressive muscle weakness presenting at birth or within the first few months after birth, resulting in death shortly thereafter.
Pompe’s disease is a glycogen storage disease.