TABLE 6

Realized (MC) and predicted accuracy of Âv for different numbers of half-sib progeny per sire and Embedded Image using either the exact prediction (MR exact) or the approximate prediction (MR approx)

No. of progeny
10100
Embedded ImageMCMR exactMR approxMCMR exactMR approx
Accuracy Embedded Image
00.2350.2350.2350.6070.6070.607
0.10.2360.2360.2350.6150.6150.607
0.30.2430.2440.2350.6330.6330.607
0.60.2510.2600.2350.6480.6630.607
  • The exact prediction with multiple regression: Embedded Image, where Embedded Image and Embedded Image are columns of B and G. The approximate prediction (Equation 14): Embedded Image, where Embedded Image and with assumption Embedded Image. Embedded Image; Embedded Image; Embedded Image; Embedded Image.