New Test for Chestnut Coat Color Genes in Horses Available

Chestnut coat color is not considered acceptable in some breeds of horses. A fast, cost-effective, and reliable method for the routine genotyping of alleles has been developed by Researchers from the Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain.

Chestnut coat color is due to two recessive versions (

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