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Table 5 Frequency, average local merit, average coancestry of NS male progeny with females of the flock, for different classes of NS values

From: Optimized diffusion of buck semen for saving genetic variability in selected dairy goat populations

Breed Alpine Alpine Alpine Saanen Saanen Saanen
NS value Freq. (%) Merit (local σ g ) Coancestry (%) Freq. (%) Merit (local σ g ) 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