Hypochondroplastic dwarfism in the Irish setter.

@article{Hanssen1998HypochondroplasticDI,
  title={Hypochondroplastic dwarfism in the Irish setter.},
  author={I. Hanssen and G. Falck and A. Grammeltvedt and E. Haug and C. Isaksen},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          10-4
        }
}
Two test matings in the irish setter were performed, and genetic, clinical, morphometric, radiographic, bone histological and plasma and urine biochemical features of dwarfism were studied. All offspring were phenotypically normal at birth and weaning, but at the age of 2.5 to 4 months the longitudinal growth of the spine and leg bones was retarded in the dwarfs compared with the normal littermates. Most dwarfs performed well, even in the field. Radiographic and histological evaluations… Expand
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