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Table 2 Genetic parameter estimation for the growth and feeding traits

From: Combination analysis of genome-wide association and transcriptome sequencing of residual feed intake in quality chickens

Traitsc No.d Heritability (±S.E.) RFI during44-83-d old (g)
RFI during44-83-d old (g) 1158 0.3542 ± 0.0701 /
ADFI (g) 1158 0.3950 ± 0.0749 0.7266a/0.7544 ± 0.0718b
Body weight at 44-d old (g) 1158 0.5598 ± 0.0848 −0.0293/−0.2059 ± 0.1462
Body weight at 83-d old (g) 1158 0.3683 ± 0.0765 0.0247/0.0314 ± 0.1649
ADG (g) 1158 0.3186 ± 0.0723 0.0286/0.2725 ± 0.1626
MMBW (g0.75) 1158 0.4706 ± 0.0821 0.0126/−0.0233 ± 0.1563
FCR during 44–83-d old 1158 0.2159 ± 0.0594 0.6558/0.7465 ± 0.0902
  1. aPearson correlation
  2. bGenetic correlation (average ± S.E.)
  3. c RFI residual feed intake, ADFI average daily feed intake, ADG average daily gain, MBW mid-test body weight, FCR feed conversion rate
  4. d Number of samples for estimating heritability