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- Hemmann, Karin; Raekallio, Marja; Vainio, Outi; Juga, Jarmo
- Applied animal behaviour science 2014 v.156 pp. 37-43
- Finnhorse, etc ; animal behavior; animal models; genetic correlation; genome; heritability; juveniles; loci; mares; pedigree; purebreds; quantitative traits; questionnaires; risk; sires; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Crib-biting in horses is a stereotypical oral behaviour with a prevalence of 2.8–15%, varying between breeds. A genetic basis for crib-biting has been suggested by many researchers, but due to incomplete information on families or the lack of a sufficient number of verified crib-biters, heritability has not been determined for any horse population. However, the involvement of inheritance in behavi ...