Table 1

Average local merit, average inbreeding and coancestry of candidates (parents), according to breed and sex

Breed

Sex

Merit (local σg)

F (%)

Coancestry* (%)


Alpine

Tested bucks

2.16

2.28

2.29


Alpine

Females

1.00

1.75

3.61


Saanen

Tested bucks

2.08

2.25

2.72


Saanen

Females

1.01

1.98

3.84


*For tested bucks: coancestry with all the females. For females: coancestry with females of the same flock

Colleau et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:25   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-25

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