Angus - double poll gene

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Do all angus purebred carry double polled genes or do some carry a recessive polled gene????
 

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The horn gene is recessive the polled gene is dominant. Of course there is some debate about the african horn gene and where that enters into the picture, but I haven't ssen much about that lately.
Unless a polled gene mutates, yes, all pure angus cattle are bouble polled.

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Do all angus purebred carry double polled genes or do some carry a recessive polled gene????
 
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THanks Dun - clears up some confusion I had.

Woops notice that I wrote recessive polled when I meant recessive horned gene!!
 

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