taillessness


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taillessness

see tail absence.
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All of the Chilean sequences used in our re-analysis were required to have at least one of the traits associated with the Araucana breed, including the laying of blue eggs, the absence of caudal vertebrae, resulting in taillessness, and/or the presence of ear tufts (American Poultry Association 2001).
Taillessness was the most frequent defect either before or after hormonal induction, but the highest incidence was found after hormonal induction.