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Table 2 Posterior means and 95% CI of the fixed effects for the animal models used for body mass and wing length

From: Animal models with group-specific additive genetic variances: extending genetic group models

  Body mass Wing length
  Heterogeneous Homogeneous Heterogeneous Homogeneous
Sex (females) 0.47 0.48 \(- 2.76\) \(- 2.77\)
(0.29, 0.64) (0.30, 0.65) (\(- 2.89\), \(- 2.63\)) (\(- 2.90\), \(- 2.63\))
\(F_{GRM}\) \(-\, 1.13\) \(-1.27\) \(- 1.35\) \(- 1.38\)
(\(- 3.00\), 0.73) (\(- 3.12\), 0.58) (\(- 2.73\), 0.02) (\(- 2.75\), \(- 0.01\))
Month \(- 0.30\) \(- 0.30\) \(- 0.19\) \(- 0.19\)
(− 0.36, − 0.24) (\(-0.36\), \(- 0.24\)) (\(- 0.22\), \(- 0.15\)) (\(- 0.22\), \(- 0.15\))
Age 0.08 0.08 0.47 0.47
(0.02, 0.14) (0.02, 0.14) (0.43, 0.50) (0.43, 0.50)
\(g_2\) (outer) \(- 0.45\) \(- 0.43\) \(- 0.15\) \(- 0.26\)
(\(- 0.84\), \(- 0.06\)) (\(- 0.87\), 0.02) (\(- 0.48\), 0.18) (\(- 0.65\), 0.14)
\(g_3\) (other) \(- 0.36\) \(- 0.32\) \(- 0.18\) \(- 0.22\)
(\(- 0.83\), 0.10) (\(- 0.89\), 0.26) (\(- 0.55\), 0.18) (\(- 0.70\), 0.27)
  1. The estimates were extracted from models with either group-specific (heterogeneous) or a single (homogeneous) additive genetic variance