Genetic parameters and estimated breeding values of insect bite hypersensitivity in Belgian Warmblood horses.

@article{Peeters2015GeneticPA,
  title={Genetic parameters and estimated breeding values of insect bite hypersensitivity in Belgian Warmblood horses.},
  author={Liesbet M Peeters and Steven B Janssens and Machteld Brebels and Nadine Buys},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={206 3},
  pages={420-2}
}
Genetic factors involved in susceptibility to insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) in Belgian Warmblood horses (BWP) were investigated. Data relating to 3409 horses were collected using a questionnaire, administered to owners during sport competitions, BWP breeding days, breeder visits and after phone calls. Horses were classified as IBH-affected or… CONTINUE READING