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#116664 - 06/15/17 06:59 AM Ap
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How can Apterylosis (autosomal nakedness) be of any value in male duckwing pattern? And, does it exist South American breeds?

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#116665 - 06/15/17 10:49 AM Re: Ap [Re: Smooth Mule]
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It isn't of any value in the duckwing varieties. The confusion aroe because Ap was attributed to autosomal pheomelanin when it had already been utilised for apterylosis.
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#116666 - 06/15/17 01:49 PM Re: Ap [Re: Hen-Gen]
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Thank you. I felt it was wrong too

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