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Table 2 Heritability, number of genotyped bulls with DEBV and mean reliabilities of DEBV

From: Accuracies of genomic breeding values in American Angus beef cattle using K-means clustering for cross-validation

Trait h2 Number of bulls Reliability (R2)
Birth weight 0.42 3203 0.79
Calving ease direct 0.18 3180 0.62
Calving ease maternal 0.12 1965 0.59
Carcass weight 0.40 2448 0.41
Docility 0.37 1363 0.50
Fat thickness 0.34 3155 0.40
Heifer pregnancy rate 0.13 698 0.48
Marbling 0.45 3199 0.44
Maternal weaning weight 0.14 2066 0.70
Mature weight 0.55 1320 0.64
Mature height 0.82 1290 0.64
Rib eye muscle area 0.51 3231 0.47
Scrotal circumference 0.43 2464 0.69
Weaning weight 0.20 3191 0.69
Yearling weight 0.45 2239 0.70
Yearling weight 0.49 2755 0.69