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Table 5 Estimates of heritability of DGV and of genetic correlations between trait and its DGV

From: Accuracy of direct genomic breeding values for nationally evaluated traits in US Limousin and Simmental beef cattle

Trait Limousin Simmental
  h DGV 2 r g(T,DGV) h DGV 2 r g(T,DGV)
Birth weight 1.00±0.00 0.58±0.04 1.00±0.00 0.65±0.03
Calving ease direct 1.00±0.00 0.52±0.05 1.00±0.00 0.45±0.02
Calving ease maternal 1.00±0.00 0.51±0.03 0.99±0.02 0.32±0.02
Carcass weight 1.00±0.00 0.56±0.06 1.00±0.00 0.59±0.04
Docility 1.00±0.00 0.40±0.04 - -
Fat thickness - - 0.98±0.02 0.29±0.02
Marbling 1.00±0.00 0.65±0.06 1.00±0.00 0.63±0.04
Rib eye muscle area 1.00±0.00 0.63±0.05 1.00±0.00 0.59±0.04
Scrotal circumference 1.00±0.00 0.45±0.05 - -
Shear force - - 1.00±0.00 0.53±0.08
Stayability 1.00±0.00 0.39±0.06 1.00±0.00 0.58±0.06
Weaning weight direct 1.00±0.00 0.58±0.04 1.00±0.00 0.52±0.04
Weaning weight maternal 1.00±0.00 0.46±0.07 1.00±0.00 0.34±0.03
Yield grade 1.00±0.00 0.67±0.05 1.00±0.00 0.62±0.06
Yearling weight 1.00±0.00 0.76±0.08 1.00±0.00 0.45±0.02
  1. Heritability of DGV (h DGV 2 ± SE) and genetic correlations between trait and its DGV (rg(T,DGV)±SE) estimated from bivariate animal models in Limousin and Simmental.