TABLE 4

Model fit statistics for the nested series of factor-analytic models testing the dimensionality of the sire-level covariance matrix using REML

Model fit
−2 LLAICNo. of parameters
FA0(8)6296.36436.373
FA0(7)6296.36436.372
FA0(6)6296.36434.370
FA0(5)6296.36430.367
FA0(4)6296.56422.563
FA0(3)6298.06414.058
FA0(2)6308.16410.152
FA0(1)6325.56415.545
  • LL, log likelihood.