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Table 3 Estimated parameters for litter effects for piglet survival traits and birth weight and their residual environmental correlations at the piglet level

From: Evaluation of direct and maternal responses in reproduction traits based on different selection strategies for postnatal piglet survival in a selection experiment

Trait SVB SVNP IBW
SVB 0.153 0.368 0.218
(0.11 to 0.19) (0.20 to 0.54) (0.12 to 0.32)
Pr(l2 > 0) = 100 Pr(rl > 0) = 1.00 Pr(rl > 0) = 1.00
SVNP 0.565 0.076 0.361
(0.32 to 0.81) (0.06 to 0.09) (0.27 to 0.45)
Pr(re > 0) = 1.00 Pr(l2 > 0) = 100 Pr(rl > 0) = 1.00
IBW 0.412 0.465 0.121
(0.35 to 0.47) (0.42 to 0.51) (0.11 to 0.13)
Pr(re > 0) = 1.00 Pr(l2 > 0) = 100 Pr(l2 > 0) = 100
  1. Estimated phenotypic proportions of litter effects l2 (on diagonal), correlations between litter effects \({\text{r}}_{\text{l}}\) (above the diagonal), residual environmental correlation \({\text{r}}_{\text{e}}\), (below the diagonal) including their 95% highest posterior density interval (in parentheses), posterior probability of being positive Pr(. > 0) for piglet survival traits and birth weight using a Bayesian multivariate analysis at the piglet level
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