Table 1

Descriptive statistics of the phenotypes (deregressed EBVs) used in the study
Trait Trait type Mean SD n Mean reliabilitya h2
MY Production −0.79 1.88 5043 0.809 0.360
FY Production −0.82 1.75 5043 0.802 0.340
PY Production −0.95 1.70 5043 0.790 0.350
CRC Fertility 0.11 1.36 3807 0.643 0.039
ANG Conformation 0.35 4.19 2061 0.731 0.300
BDE Conformation −0.14 1.38 4402 0.741 0.372
STA Conformation −0.45 1.33 4610 0.824 0.428
SCS Udder health −0.27 1.24 4803 0.797 0.270
MSP Workability −0.16 1.19 4411 0.758 0.144

a: reliability of EBV values.

Guo et al.

Guo et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:82   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-82

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