OMIA:000240-8843 : Crest in Anser anser (domestic goose)

In other species: Mallard , rock pigeon , chicken , budgerigar , ringneck dove

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Also called feather-crested head.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000240-8843: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1989 Csuka, J., Pomichal, S. :
Two different types of crestness in geese and its genetic control Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Current Problems of Avian Genetics, Smolenice, Czechoslovakia, April 3-6 1989 :255-261, 1989.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 16 Jun 2021