- Volume 36 Issue 2
An abnormal female Holstein calf with ectrodactyly of right hindlimb was observed macroscopically and radiographically, and the results were summarized as follows. 1. The central and fourth tarsal bones in the left hindlimb were separated. 2. The tarsus in the right hindlimb consisted of five pieces; the talus, calcaneus, central and first tarsal bones were separated, and the second, third and fourth tarsal bones were fused. 3. The large metatarsal bone in the right hindlimb was fused rudimentary fourth metatarsal bone and well developed third metatarsal bone. 4. The phalanges of the lateral(fourth) digit were absent in the right hindlimb.