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Table 1 Number of genotyped animals and number of phenotypes, and mean, standard deviation (SD) and heritability estimates (h 2 ) of each trait for animals with a full set of records 1

From: Non-additive genetic variation in growth, carcass and fertility traits of beef cattle

Trait 2 Nb 3 Total Mean SD h 2 Trait name
PW_hip 6359 10515 119.0 7.9 0.53 Hip height measured post weaning (cm)
X_hip 2037 4730 138.8 7.7 0.45 HH measured at feedlot exit (cm)
HUMP 1132 2099 140.4 37.1 0.29 Hump height as assessed by MSA grader (mm)
PW_lwt 9884 16079 230.9 53.4 0.45 Live weight measured post weaning (kg)
X_lwt 5992 11599 497.9 97.9 0.42 Live weight measured at feedlot exit (kg)
RFI 4026 4837 −1.5 2.1 0.36 Residual feed intake (kg)
PWIGF 918 1678 262.2 147.4 0.25 IGF-I concentration measured post weaning (ng/ml)
CP8 5727 11061 11.3 5.0 0.35 Fat depth at P8 site (mm)
CRIB 5464 10690 7.4 4.1 0.31 Fat depth at rib site (mm)
CIMF 5824 11200 3.4 1.9 0.40 Intra-muscular fat (%)
CRBY 2684 3639 66.9 3.4 0.47 Carcass retail beef yield (%)
LLPF 5358 10327 4.5 1.0 0.25 Peak force measured in longissimus dorsi muscle (kg)
SC12 1112 1112 21.2 2.7 0.62 Scrotal circumference measured at ages of 12 months (cm)
PNS24 964 964 73.6 22.1 0.23 Percentage of normal sperm at the age of 24 months (%)
AGECL 2045 2057 698.7 140.4 0.52 Age at first detected corpus luteum (days)
PPAI 1448 1455 158.2 110.8 0.49 Post partum anoestrus interval (days)
  1. 1This summary statistics for the above traits can be found in Bolormaa et al. [15,16]; 2trait abbreviation; 3number of genotyped animals.