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Pathological Research on D2 dwarfism

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Hello All,

 

This is John Eberth. I am the person that discovered the dwarf mutations. I am working on pathological descriptions for the different mutations. I am here in need of help locating any breeders willing to donate dwarfs for pathological exams. I would prefer to have term still born or late-term still born. However if any breeder is willing to donate any dwarfs for pathology research I am able to take any. Please PM me or email me at john.eberth@uky.edu. Of course this is confidential. I have characterized the pathology of D1. However D3 and D4 are needed as well but those are the rare types and I will not know genotype until I test them. Thank you for everyone's interest and support over these many years.

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Hi John I hope you will receive some inquiries so your work on this can continue. Please let me know if you want this pinned.

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Debby,

 

Yes please I would greatly appreciate it if you could pin it. I wanted to get the word out what I needed before the foaling season really got started. This is typically the time of year dwarfs are aborted in late term,especially the D2 type.

 

Thanks again.

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will do that now. I'll put this, as an announcement, on the sales board also to help get this out there.

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John, I sure hope you get some donated and if I ever had another one I'd donate it for sure to you. However it is doubtful since I have had my entire herd tested. As always I will be very interested in your research as it continues. And I am sooo glad for the test! Thank you so much!

 

Susan O.

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I would help if I could, but we stopped breeding and gelded our stallion. I did contact you and sent photos of an early term aborted dwarf fetus a few years ago. I appreciate all you have done in the development of the test for dwarfism. We did test the only mare in our herd that is for sale and she tested N/N.

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John, thank you for your many yeas of extensive work! It is very much appreciated!

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