TITLE

Suspected hereditary kyphosis and lordosis in Swaledale sheep

AUTHOR(S)
Hateley, G. O.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/24/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 17, p512
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article investigates the condition of three yearling Swaledale sheep presented to the Veterinary Laboratories Agency in Great Britain. These animals have severe spinal deformity and with kyphosis in the area of the thoracolumbar junction. It was found through postmortem examinations that all three sheep have lordosis affecting the mid-thoracic vertebrae. The brain and spinal cord of all the three sheep have no abnormalities.
ACCESSION #
45032190

 

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