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Genetic effects on coat colour in cattle: dilution of eumelanin and phaeomelanin pigments in an F2-Backcross Charolais × Holstein population

Figure 1

Figure 1
Coat colour categories used for visual scoring of the second-generation individuals of the F2-Backcross population studied.

Figure 2

Figure 2
Linkage evidence on bovine chromosome 5 for the locus affecting the eumelanin and phaeomelanin dilution in Charolais crosses.

Figure 3

Figure 3
Examples of dilution phenotypes observed in the F2-Backcross individuals. A. Calves with partially diluted red and black coat colour background (scored as Grey and Light-Red) together with a non-diluted individual (scored as Black).



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