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Table 2 Genetic parameters for body weight recorded at different ages based on pedigree and genomic relationship matrices

From: Genome-wide associations and detection of potential candidate genes for direct genetic and maternal genetic effects influencing dairy cattle body weight at different ages

Relationship matrix Trait Heritability Genetic correlation for direct effects
Direct Maternal Total BW23 BW1314
Pedigree BW0 0.46 (0.01) 0.14 (0.01) 0.40 (0.01) 0.46 (0.03) 0.39 (0.03)
BW23 0.37 (0.01) 0.11 (0.01) 0.23 (0.01)   0.46 (0.04)
BW1314 0.48 (0.02) 0.13 (0.01) 0.34 (0.01)   
Genomic BW0 0.33 (0.01)    0.51 (0.05) 0.33 (0.04)
BW23 0.19 (0.02)     0.47 (0.07)
BW1314 0.22 (0.02)     
  1. Standard errors in parentheses
  2. BW0: body weight recorded at birth; BW23: body weight recorded at 2 to 3 month of age; BW1314: body weight recorded at 13 to 14 months of age