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Table 1 Summary of breed, location, sample type and number of observations

From: Identifying highly informative genetic markers for quantification of ancestry proportions in crossbred sheep populations: implications for choosing optimum levels of admixture

Breed/ Population Village/data source Sample type Na
Ewe Lamb UN_IDh Total
Parental breeds      
 Imp Awassib ISGCe - - - 23 23
 Imp Awassib AGSBMCf FTA - - 18 18
 Menz ISGCe - - - 34 34
 Menz Dargegn Ear tissue 18 - - 18
 Wollo Chiro Ear tissue 18 - - 18
Admixed populations      
 MAc Negasi-Amba Ear tissue 84 158 - 242
 MAc Negasi-Amba Blood using FTA 56 - - 56
 75% MAc Amed-Guya Blood using FTA - - 16 16
 WAd Chiro Ear tissue 149 144 - 293
 50% MAb DBARCg Ear tissue - - 16 16
 MAb Serity Ear tissue 20 - - 20
Total 345 302 107 754
  1. aN: number of samples
  2. bImproved Awassi
  3. cMA: Menz x Awassi crossbred population
  4. dWA: Wollo x Awassi crossbred
  5. eISGC: International Sheep Genome Consortium
  6. fAGSBMC: AmedGuya Sheep Breeding and Multiplication Center
  7. gDBARC: DebreBerhan Agricultural Research Center
  8. hUN_ID: Sex and class of sheep were not identified