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Coat Colour black / Bay (Agouti)

Test number: 8070

Breed
All Horse Breeds .
Trait of Inheritance
The Agouti gene controls the distribution of black pigment. The dominant allele A restricts black pigment to the points of the horse (Mane, tail, ear rims). The recessive allele a uniformly distributes black pigment over the entire body.

Inheritance : trait
Description

This is a mutation-based gene test, which offers many advantages over other methods

The genetic defect leading to the disease has been identified. By DNA testing the responsible mutation can be shown directly. This method provides a very high accuracy test and can be done at any age. It offers the possibility to distinguish not only between affected and clear horses, but also to identify clinically healthy carriers. This is an essential information for controlling the disease in the breed as carriers are able to spread the disease in the population, but can not be identified by means of common laboratory diagnostic.

Sample Requirements
Hair Sample from mane with roots (approx 30 hairs) , Buccal Swabs or 1 ml whole blood in EDTA tube.

How to obtain a viable hair sample

Pull around 30 hairs from the mane of the horse with the roots (in faols hair from the tail maybe taken). Wrap the hairs around your finger or a comb, as close as possible to the skin to ensure you obtain the hair roots. Keep dry, put in a bag, label the bag with the horse name, test (s) required. Place in an envelope and send back to us together with the order form. Broken or cut off hair will not be accepted.

Hair sample from mane with roots (approx 30 hairs) , Buccal swabs or 1 ml whole blood in EDTA tube.

How to obtain a viable hair sample

Pull around 30 hairs from the mane of the horse with the roots (in faols hair from the tail maybe taken). Wrap the hairs around your finger or a comb, as close as possible to the skin to ensure you obtain the hair roots. Keep dry, put in a bag, label the bag with the horse name, test (s) required. Place in an envelope and send back to us together with the order form. Broken or cut off hair will not be accepted.

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Turnaround
2 - 3 weeks
Price
Number of Coat Colour Tests on the same horse Price (including VAT)
First Colour test £ 48.00
Each additional colour test on the same horse £ 24.00

To order:

  • Download Order Form from this link pdf

  • Complete the order form and send it together with your samples to the following address:

    Laboklin (UK),   125 Northenden Road, Manchester, M33 3HF

See Also:
Coat Colour chestnut (Red Factor)  
Appaloosa Pattern 1 (PATN-1) *  
Tobiano (Tobiano Spttings)  
Greying  
Coat Colour Champagne  
Coat ColourSabino  
Dominant white (GQ Santana dominant white W10)*  
Dun Zygosity  
Leopard complex  
Pearl *  
Roan Zygosity*  
Silver  
Splashed white (SW1 , SW2 , SW3 and SW4)  
Camarillo White - W4  
Coat Colour Cream / Dilution  

 
 
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