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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, variance components and genomic heritability for body weight at 42 days of age, abdominal fat and skin weights and percentages in the TT Reference Population

From: A genome-wide association study reveals novel genomic regions and positional candidate genes for fat deposition in broiler chickens

Trait N Average ± SDa Genetic variance Residual Variance Total variance Genomic heritabilityb
BW42 1311 2220.30 ± 258.86 12,378.000 25,423.100 37,801.100 0.33
ABF 1287 47.10 ± 14.03 46.599 96.079 142.677 0.33
ABFP 1287 2.13 ± 0.62 0.094 0.205 0.299 0.31
SKINW 1303 94.55 ± 16.12 29.936 96.443 126.379 0.23
SKINP 1303 4.25 ± 0.56 0.063 0.203 0.266 0.23
  1. BW42: body weight at 42 days of age in grams; ABF abdominal fat weight in grams, ABFP abdominal fat percentage, SKINW skin weight in grams, SKINP skin percentage
  2. aStandard deviation of the mean
  3. bGenomic heritability estimated by Bayes B model