TABLE 1

Traits analyzed with their mean, standard deviation and the number of individuals with records

TraitNo. F2MeanSDa
Birth weight (g)BW1991384195
Growth rate from birth to 30 kg (g/day)GR3019623634
Growth rate from birth to 70 kg (g/day)GR7019336736
Growth rate from 30 to 70 kg (g/day)GROT19362588
Length of small intestine (dm)IL19117516
Abdominal fat (%)AF1912.400.55
Average depth of back fat (mm)BF19126.43.7
  • a Residual standard deviation after fitting the basic fixed effects and covariates (see text).