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 Trends in hip dysplasia by breed
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 Posted - 05/04/2014 :  07:28:34 AM Show Profile Add spinster to Buddylist

Trends in EBVs (estimated breeding values) for Hip Dysplasia by breed

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Hou Y, Y Wang, X Lu, X Zhang, Q Zhao, RJ Todhunter, and Z Zhang 2013 Monitoring hip and elbow dysplasia achieved modest genetic improvement of 74 dog breeds over 40 years in USA. PLoS One 8(10): e76390. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076390

Read here: http://www.instituteofcaninebiology.org/hip-dysplasia-hou-et-al-2013.html

It is also worth reading this article related to diet and dysplasia: http://www.instituteofcaninebiology.org/7/post/2012/07/locating-the-genes-for-hip-dysplasia-in-dogs-psssst-look-in-the-kibble-bag.html

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» Subject: Re: Trends in hip dysplasia by breed
As less Spinone have been presented for OFA evaluation in the last 10 years than previous years (prove me wrong, check with OFA statistics) this trend is not an accurate analysis of the Spinone breed.

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