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1. A long streaky cloud, spreading out like a horses tail, and believed to indicate rain; a cirrus cloud. See Cloud. Mackerel sky and mare's-tails make tall ships carry low sails. (old Rhyme)

2. (Science: botany) An aquatic plant of the genus Hippuris (H.vulgaris), having narrow leaves in whorls.

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Re: Meiosis of a Mule (horse + donkey)

... to look at it this way: Jack + Mare = Mule or Mollie Stallion + Jennet = Hinny Mules and Hinny stallions are always sterile Mollies and Hinny mares are sterile more often than not, but it has been known for hundreds of years that they occasionally are fertile with a stallion or jack. (The ...

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by Ocotillo50
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meiosis of a Mule (horse + donkey)
Replies: 8
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Fertility in mules

Hi, I have anecdotal evidence about fertile mules. A certain mule breeder used Percheron mares and Spanish jacks to produce good working mules. He also maintained separate hers of the donkeys and horses for breeding and marketing. One of his mule foals was female. She ...

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by sorrels
Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Krause, the mule.
Replies: 3
Views: 3091

A genetic problem .... im not sure if im doing this correct.

A black stallion of unknown ancestry was mated to anumber of red mares with purebred pedigrees. These matings produced 20 red offspring and 25 black offspring. Test using the chi-square method indicating whether the hypothesis is acceptable. --------------- ...

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by xcuteJinax3
Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:55 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: A genetic problem .... im not sure if im doing this correct.
Replies: 3
Views: 2651

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