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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of traits studied in QTL detection

From: A medium density genetic map and QTL for behavioral and production traits in Japanese quail

  DistSR (AU) DistIso (cm) TI (s) HeadNO Mount AgrP GentleP W17 (g) W65 (g) AFEgg (day) NEgg WEgg (g)
Number of Birds 731 720 728 726 335 353 353 730 711 355 347 350
Minimum 0 5.4 0 0 0 0 0 74 165 48 73 9.7
Maximum 2126 3,961 135 12 23 12 11 131 325 72 174 15.3
Mean 487.5 1,168 31.8 1.7 6.7 4.8 1.2 100.2 226.1 56.4 143.1 12.6
Standard deviation 495.6 705.7 20.9 2.9 6.5 4.9 2.1 8.2 29.6 5.0 18.4 1.0
  1. DistSR: Distance travelled on the treadmill in the social reinstatement behavior test; DistIso: Distance travelled at periphery in the social isolation test; TI: Time spent immobile in the tonic immobility test; HeadNO: Number of scans when the quail passed its head through the wire at the front of the cage in the novel object test; Mount: Number of mounts in the sexual motivation test; AgrP: Number of aggressive pecks in the aggressive behavior test; GentleP: Number of gentle pecks in the aggressive behavior test; W17: Body weight at 17 days; W65: Body weight at 65 days; AFEgg: Age at first egg; NEgg: Number of eggs laid; WEgg: Mean egg weight.