Table 1 Sire variance components of the random regression analyses
TraitEmbedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded Image
Protein yield, g2379.37 (87.48)17.02 (0.98)0.79
Fat yield, g7883.41 (257.12)46.76 (2.43)0.93
Milk yield, kg1.30 (0.04)0.02 (< 0.01)0.72
ln(protein yield)a9.50 (< 0.01)0.11 (< 0.01)0.61
ln(fat yield)a12.70 (< 0.01)0.13 (< 0.01)0.73
ln(milk yield)a10.55 (< 0.01)0.14 (< 0.01)0.68
  • Standard errors are shown in parentheses. Embedded Image (Embedded Image) denotes the intercept (slope) sire variance, with correlationEmbedded Image.

  • a Values are multiplied by 10,000.