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Comparative analyses of genetic trends and prospects for selection against hip and elbow dysplasia in 15 UK dog breeds

Thomas W Lewis1*, Sarah C Blott1 and John A Woolliams2

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1 Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU, UK

2 The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Research Centre, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK

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BMC Genetics 2013, 14:16  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-16

Published: 2 March 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Summary statistics of hip scores of all 15 breeds.

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Additional file 2: Appendix 1:

Derivation of accuracy of breeding values including F.

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Additional file 3: Appendix 2:

Derivation of accuracy of mass (phenotypic) selection.

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Additional file 4: Table S2:

Summary statistics of elbow scores for 5 breeds.

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Additional file 5: Figure S1:

Plot of EBV accuracy on proportion of sires with phenotypes.

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Additional file 6: Table S3:

Summary of meta-analysis.

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