Skip to main content

Table 3 Number of sires, pedigree completeness index for five generations (PCI5G), average pedigree inbreeding (F PED) and average genomic inbreeding (F HOM, F ROH and \(F_{{{\text{ROH}} > 5{\text{Mb}}}}\)) for nine Swiss dairy cattle populations

From: Population structure and genomic inbreeding in nine Swiss dairy cattle populations

Population Number of sires Avg. PCI5G Avg. F PED
(± SD) (p < 2.2e−16)*
Avg. F HOM
(± SD) (p < 2.2e−16)*
Avg. F ROH
(± SD) (p < 2.2e−16)*
Avg. \(F_{{{\text{ROH}} > 5Mb}}\)
(± SD) (p < 2.2e−16)*
BS 281 0.993 0.071 (± 0.028)A 0.115 (± 0.037)A 0.091 (± 0.029)A 0.084 (± 0.029)A
BV 3386 0.995 0.059 (± 0.023)B 0.100 (± 0.039)B 0.074 (± 0.028)B 0.067 (± 0.027)B
OB 167 0.992 0.023 (± 0.017)C 0.052 (± 0.029)C 0.029 (± 0.017)C 0.025 (± 0.016)C
HO 2568 0.991 0.057 (± 0.023)D 0.066 (± 0.035)D 0.058 (± 0.025)D 0.053 (± 0.025)D
RH 1960 0.993 0.042 (± 0.022)E 0.047 (± 0.037)C 0.045 (± 0.023)E 0.041 (± 0.023)E
SF 547 0.992 0.027 (± 0.020)C 0.012 (± 0.033)E 0.029 (± 0.021)C 0.027 (± 0.021)B
SI 248 0.991 0.028 (± 0.024)C 0.092 (± 0.030)B 0.039 (± 0.023)F 0.033 (± 0.022)F
ER 36 0.808 0.015 (± 0.012)C 0.056 (± 0.018)C,D 0.027 (± 0.014)C,F 0.022 (± 0.013)B,F
EV 21 0.358 0.012 (± 0.026)C 0.109 (± 0.059)A,B 0.074 (± 0.042)B,D 0.070 (± 0.041)A,B,D
  1. BS Brown Swiss, BV Braunvieh, OB Original Braunvieh, HO Holstein, RH Red Holstein, SF Swiss Fleckvieh, SI Simmental, ER Eringer, EV Evolèner
  2. p value, Kruskal–Wallis test, R: kruskal.test()
  3. A,B,C,D,E,FDifferent letters indicate significant Bonferroni-adjusted differences between breeds, as assessed in the R-package DUNN.TEST
\