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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, variance components and genomic heritability

From: Unraveling genomic associations with feed efficiency and body weight traits in chickens through an integrative approach

TraitNmean ± SDGenetic Variance (SE)Residual Variance (SE)Total Variance (SE)Genomic Heritability (SE)
FI479597.89 ± 132.881.4024 (1.8247)8030.8300 (526.2320)8032.2400 (526.2090)0.0002 (0.0002)
FC4722.84 ± 0.740.0333 (0.0067)0.4429 (0.0311)0.4760 (0.0311)0.07 (0.0143)
FE4710.37 ± 0.070.0006 (0.00009)0.004 (0.0003)0.0045 (0.0003)0.13 (0.0220)
WG459220.00 ± 67.252.6996 (0.8366)217.5120 (14.7378)220.2120 (14.7127)0.01 (0.0039)
BW147844.57 ± 4.495.1527 (0.3810)3.3557 (0.3113)8.5084 (0.4336)0.60 (0.0313)
BW35480790.92 ± 140.538511.6100 (544.2520)3356.1100 (414.5550)11,867.7000 (521.7490)0.72 (0.0328)
BW414801009.43 ± 190.7415,430.8000 (975.2460)5835.5000 (739.7160)21,266.3000 (917.5350)0.73 (0.0330)
  1. FI Feed intake between 35 and 41 days of age, FC Feed conversion ratio between 35 and 41 days of age, FE Feed efficiency between 35 and 41 days of age, WG Weight gain between 35 and 41 days of age, BW1 Body weight at hatch, BW35 Body weight at 35 days of age, BW41 Body weight at 41 days of age. SD is the standard deviation and SE is the standard error