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Table 4 Mean accuracy and confidence interval (CI) of the genomic and microbial trait predictions

From: Composition of the ileum microbiota is a mediator between the host genome and phosphorus utilization and other efficiency traits in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

Trait MBLUP GBLUP Microbiota-mediated GBLUP
Accuracy 95% CI Accuracy 95% CI Accuracy 95% CI
PU 0.22 0.09:0.35 0.18 0.05:0.32 0.16 0.01:0.31
FI 0.31 0.17:0.43 0.24 0.10:0.35 0.22 0.07:0.38
BWG 0.34 0.20:0.46 0.13 − 0.01:0.25 0.14 − 0.03:0.29
F:G 0.31 0.10:0.47 0.10 − 0.05:0.23 0.07 − 0.07:0.23
  1. Estimated accuracy of the MBLUP and GBLUP of the trait observations and GBLUP of the microbiota-mediated part of the trait observations
  2. PU P utilization, FI feed intake, BWG body weight gain, F:G feed per gain