TABLE 4

The expectation of Av and bias in Âv at Embedded Image using either var W or ln(var W) in multiple regression for different values of Embedded Image and numbers of half-sib progeny per sire

χ (= Embedded Image)
Bias in Embedded Image (Embedded Image)
Embedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded Image
Embedded ImageNo. of progeny−22−22−22
0.0110−0.0160.032−0.0010.0000.0070.009
100−0.0660.076−0.004−0.0030.0040.005
1,000−0.1550.155−0.009−0.007−0.0010.001
10,000−0.1870.198−0.001−0.0040.0070.004
0.0510−0.0840.133−0.011−0.0180.0240.025
100−0.2860.283−0.042−0.042−0.0030.000
1,000−0.3920.436−0.014−0.0230.0250.018
10,000−0.4070.484−0.002−0.0020.0370.040
0.1010−0.1730.234−0.039−0.0540.0300.031
100−0.4670.475−0.072−0.0810.0050.004
1,000−0.5560.658−0.025−0.0350.0530.049
10,000−0.5690.710−0.017−0.0040.0600.080
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