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Table 1 Single nucleotide polymorphism, diversity, inbreeding and linkage disequilibrium within Welsh breeds

From: Population structure and history of the Welsh sheep breeds determined by whole genome genotyping

Breed No. a F b P n c H e d N e e No. sampling locations
Tregaron Welsh Mountain 6 0.024 0.911 0.361 117 1
Improved Welsh Mountain 15 0.035 0.968 0.377 649 1
Llandovery White Faced 24 0.046 0.970 0.377 806 1
Dolgellau Welsh Mountain 8 0.052 0.920 0.358 158 1
Hill Flock Welsh Mountain 24 0.055 0.965 0.367 431 1
Talybont Welsh Mountain 24 0.060 0.946 0.354 188 1
Welsh Hardy Speckled Faced 24 0.062 0.969 0.374 603 2
Brecknock Hill Cheviot 24 0.064 0.930 0.350 737 1
Badger Faced 24 0.066 0.973 0.380 825 3
Lleyn 22 0.077 0.934 0.351 207 2
Hill Radnor 21 0.118 0.942 0.350 198 2
South Wales Welsh Mountain 18 0.119 0.820 0.341 141 1
Beulah 23 0.123 0.900 0.324 102 1
Llanwenog 22 0.139 0.913 0.337 149 2
Clun Forest 17 0.143 0.884 0.328 104 1
Balwen 15 0.160 0.920 0.323 94 1
Black Welsh Mountain 24 0.206 0.900 0.327 89 2
Kerry Hill 18 0.213 0.869 0.306 88 1
Total/Average 353 0.098 0.924 0.349 316 1.4
  1. aNo. of individuals genotyped from each breed
  2. bInbreeding coefficient
  3. cProportion of polymorphic loci within a breed
  4. dExpected heterozygosity
  5. eEffective population size estimated from linkage disequilibrium