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Table 3 Goodness of fit of models MA, MG, and MGD and likelihood ratio test (χ 2 -value and P-value) between models MG and MGD

From: Genomic analysis of dominance effects on milk production and conformation traits in Fleckvieh cattle

  -2 log likelihood Likelihood ratio test
  MA MG MGD χ2-value P-value
Milk yield 31531.5 31488.1 31484.3 3.8 0.026
Fat yield 18363.1 18299.5 18295.9 3.6 0.029
Protein yield 17852.5 17824.6 17817.6 7.0 0.004
Somatic cell score 6072.9 6055.0 6050.6 4.4 0.018
Milkability -1243.5 -1297.6 -1323.9 26.3 1.46*10-7
Stature 9979.0 9907.9 9908.4 -0.5 1.000
Udder score 9916.5 9902.4 9902.5 -0.1 1.000
Udder depth 5287.9 5239.7 5238.5 1.2 0.137
Feet and legs score 9884.9 9880.9 9880.9 0.0 1.000
  1. The measures of goodness of fit (-2 log likelihood) for models MA, MG and MGD are reported as well as the likelihood ratio test statistics ( χ² - value = - 2 ln likelihood for MG likelihood for MGD ) between models MG and MGD and the corresponding P-values.