Table 4

Parameter estimates of elbow score
σ2P σ2A h2 s.e. rA s.e. rE s.e.
BMD 0.760 0.201 0.26 0.054 0.005 0.134 0.122 0.051
GR 0.278 0.084 0.30 0.054 0.137 0.098 0.095 0.050
GSD 0.265 0.048 0.18 0.062 0.203 0.140 −0.054 0.055
LAB 0.196 0.037 0.19 0.028 0.344 0.064 −0.003 0.024
ROTT 0.533 0.073 0.14 0.106 0.550 0.299 −0.091 0.091

Estimates of phenotypic and genetic variance (σ2Pand σ2A respectively) and heritability (h2) of elbow score and genetic and residual correlations (rA and rE respectively, with standard errors) with hip score for 5 breeds. Breed abbreviations: Bernese Mountain Dog [BMD], Golden Retriever [GR], German Shepherd Dog [GSD], Labrador Retriever [LAB], Rottweiler [ROTT].

Lewis et al.

Lewis et al. BMC Genetics 2013 14:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-16

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