Table 5

Frequency, average local merit, average coancestry of NS male progeny with females of the flock, for different classes of NS values

Breed

Alpine

Alpine

Alpine

Saanen

Saanen

Saanen


NS value

Freq. (%)

Merit (local σg )

Coancestry (%)

Freq. (%)

Merit (local σg )

Coancestry (%)


10

21.3

2.53

2.95

21.4

2.34

3.17


9

9.9

1.93

2.61

15.7

1.95

2.84


8

8.4

1.66

2.60

9.6

1.63

2.92


7

10.0

1.50

2.74

9.3

1.43

3.13


6

8.8

1.34

1.93

6.0

1.23

3.40


5

5.0

1.13

3.16

3.0

0.98

3.62


4

2.2

0.90

3.30

0.9

0.75

3.94


3

0.5

0.62

3.57

0.1

0.41

3.80


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

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