bulldog calves

bulldog calves

calves that are characterized by short limbs and neck and a swollen cranium with a short, depressed face, with a protruding tongue and cleft palate. There is severe chondrodystrophy and hydrocephalus. The condition is inherited in several breeds of cattle but is very common in Dexters. Called also chondrodystrophic dwarfism with hydrocephalus.
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Bulldog calf. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
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The genetic problem of bulldog calves that do not live was one problem.