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Table 5 Genomic correlations calculated using additive effects of the variants selected by the three association weight matrix (AWM) analyses (above the diagonal) and genetic correlations estimated from [25] (below the diagonal)

From: Gene networks for three feed efficiency criteria reveal shared and specific biological processes

Traits RFI RG FE FI FW ADG
RFI   − 0.57a − 0.93 0.88 − 0.10 − 0.11
  − 0.53b − 0.91 NA − 0.22 − 0.29
  − 0.60c − 0.93 0.85 − 0.01 − 0.21
RG − 0.45   0.78 − 0.26 0.47 0.85
   0.81 NA 0.67 0.82
   0.83 − 0.27 0.55 0.94
FE − 0.78 0.91   − 0.75 0.43 0.62
    NA 0.24 0.37
    − 0.70 0.18 0.49
FI 0.77 − 0.16 − 0.49   0.37 0.30
     NA NA
     0.52 0.26
FW 0.10 0.28 0.09 0.76   0.86
      0.84
      0.82
ADG − 0.04 0.80 0.57 0.44 0.80  
  1. RFI residual feed intake, RG residual gain, FE feed efficiency ratio, FI daily feed intake, FW final weight, ADG average daily gain
  2. aAWM using RFI as key phenotype
  3. bAWM using RG as key phenotype
  4. cAWM using FE as key phenotype
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