Chromosome abnormalities in domestic sheep
. Review article.
have had a severe impact on the vegetation because of intense overgrazing.
To date, five phylogenetically divergent mtDNA maternal lineages, A, B, C, D, and E, has been identified in various domestic sheep
breeds from large geographical dispersed locations in all over the world (Meadows et al., 2011).
Antibodies were present in many wildlife we sampled, and the genome was present in 1 Grant's gazelle in the Esieki plains, where ongoing outbreaks were confirmed in domestic sheep
. Clinical infections caused by PPRV have been recorded often in captive gazelle (Gazella species) (15) in United Arab Emirates.
Railroad and mining camp meat hunters had taken a massive toll, and that coupled with disease carried by domestic sheep
put bighorns in danger.
Other preys included domestic sheep
, Himalayan ibex, Kashmir marmot and cattle, each with a frequency of 6.25%.
And bighorn sheep - which disappeared from Oregon in the 1940s as a result of diseases picked up from domestic sheep
- were successfully reintroduced using transplanted animals.
Similarly, a domestic sheep
overproduces wool, a product people want, but it can no longer defend itself from predators as its ancestors did.
A combination of disease spread by domestic sheep
and predation by mountain lions contributed to the species' decline and can still be a problem.
But the greatest reduction in numbers probably came from exposure to domestic sheep
, which carry diseases that are devastating to wild sheep.
Microsatellite-based genetic diversity and population structure of domestic sheep
in northern Eurasia.