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Table 2 Posterior means (± posterior standard deviation) of variance components, heritability, and microbiability of the production traits using the four models, and the deviance information criterion (DIC) of each model and trait

From: Microbiability and microbiome-wide association analyses of feed efficiency and performance traits in pigs

Trait Model \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{g}}^{2}\) \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{m}}^{2}\) \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{e}}^{2}\) \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{p}}^{2}\) \({\mathrm{h}}^{2}\) \({\mathrm{m}}^{2}\) DIC
RFI (1) 0.020 ± 0.001 0.020 ± 0.001 − 343032380251
(2) 0.002 ± 0.002 0.017 ± 0.002 0.020 ± 0.001 0.12 ± 0.09 − 376715009798
(3) 0.006 ± 0.002 0.014 ± 0.002 0.020 ± 0.001 0.32 ± 0.10 − 481592517646
(4) 0.006 ± 0.002 0.002 ± 0.002 0.012 ± 0.002 0.020 ± 0.001 0.30 ± 0.10 0.11 ± 0.09 − 540693245186
FCR (1) 0.062 ± 0.004 0.062 ± 0.004 − 64257520104
(2) 0.014 ± 0.008 0.051 ± 0.007 0.065 ± 0.005 0.22 ± 0.11 − 78170373902
(3) 0.024 ± 0.010 0.043 ± 0.007 0.067 ± 0.005 0.35 ± 0.13 − 93388582161
(4) 0.022 ± 0.010 0.014 ± 0.008 0.032 ± 0.009 0.070 ± 0.006 0.31 ± 0.13 0.20 ± 0.11 − 122763803675
DFI (1) 0.051 ± 0.003 0.051 ± 0.003 − 89420640342
(2) 0.003 ± 0.003 0.050 ± 0.004 0.052 ± 0.003 0.06 ± 0.06 − 93351683359
(3) –  0.030 ± 0.006 0.056 ± 0.005 0.50 ± 0.13 − 167531111339
(4) 0.030 ± 0.010 0.002 ± 0.002 0.030 ± 0.007 0.060 ± 0.005 0.48 ± 0.14 0.04 ± 0.03 − 173089799612
ADG (1) 0.0051 ± 0.0003 0.0051 ± 0.0003 − 255536305168
(2) 0.0002 ± 0.0003 0.0050 ± 0.0004 0.0051 ± 0.0003 0.05 ± 0.05 − 265759148148
(3) 0.0024 ± 0.0009 0.0030 ± 0.0006 0.0054 ± 0.0005 0.45 ± 0.13 − 440920106295
(4) 0.0030 ± 0.0008 0.0001 ± 0.0002 0.0030 ± 0.0006 0.0055 ± 0.0005 0.47 ± 0.12 0.03 ± 0.03 − 471061077561
BFT (1) 8.854 ± 0.570 8.854 ± 0.570 − 525486682
(2) 0.100 ± 0.610 8.057 ± 0.680 9.055 ± 0.604 0.11 ± 0.06 − 575243859
(3) 4.754 ± 1.301 4.695 ± 0.872 9.450 ± 0.750 0.50 ± 0.11 − 999015096
(4) 4.980 ± 1.280 0.228 ± 0.314 4.424 ± 0.878 9.636 ± 0.760 0.51 ± 0.10 0.02 ± 0.03 − 1071710845
  1. \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{g}}^{2}\): genetic variance, \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{m}}^{2}\): microbiome variance, \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{e}}^{2}\): residual variance, \({\upsigma }_{\mathrm{p}}^{2}\): phenotypic variance, \({\mathrm{h}}^{2}\): heritability, \({\mathrm{m}}^{2}\): microbiability
  2. RFI residual feed intake (kg/day), FCR feed conversion ratio (kg/kg), DFI daily feed intake (kg/day), ADG average daily gain (kg/day), BFT backfat thickness (mm)