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Table 2 heritability (bold,diagonal), genetic correlations (above diagonal) and phenotypic correlations (below diagonal) for body size and carcass traits (±standard errors)

From: Genome-wide association study reveals novel loci associated with body size and carcass yields in Pekin ducks

Trait NL FBL BrW DW DP EW EWP HEW HEWP BW42 HW LW FW WW BMW BMWP LMW LMWP
NL >0.42 ± 0.14 >0.31 ± 0.17 >0.11 ± 0.24 >0.42 ± 0.14 >0.18 ± 0.33 >0.38 ± 0.15 >− 0.07 ± 0.21 >0.39 ± 0.15 >0.04 ± 0.20 >0.41 ± 0.14 >0.31 ± 0.21 >0.45 ± 0.14 >0.52 ± 0.13 >0.20 ± 0.16 >0.13 ± 0.17 >−0.14 ± 0.21 >0.14 ± 0.24 >−0.10 ± 0.25
FBL 0.40 0.45 ± 0.14 0.48 ± 0.15 0.81 ± 0.10 0.44 ± 0.31 0.76 ± 0.11 −0.12 ± 0.20 0.75 ± 0.11 >−0.15 ± 0.19 0.81 ± 0.10 0.83 ± 0.16 0.67 ± 0.15 0.68 ± 0.13 0.86 ± 0.12 0.68 ± 0.14 0.44 ± 0.20 0.37 ± 0.22 0.11 ± 0.24
BrW 0.11 0.44 0.29 ± 0.11 0.49 ± 0.18 0.41 ± 0.37 1.00 ± 0.17 0.04 ± 0.25 1.00 ± 0.16 −0.03 ± 0.24 1.00 ± 0.25 0.98 ± 0.18 0.77 ± 0.26 0.73 ± 0.19 1.00 ± 0.20 1.00 ± 0.12 0.78 ± 0.20 0.20 ± 0.28 −0.12 ± 0.29
DW 0.28 0.57 0.54 0.60 ± 0.13 0.48 ± 0.24 0.97 ± 0.01 0.10 ± 0.16 0.97 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.16 0.99 ± 0.01 1.00 ± 0.10 1.00 ± 0.07 0.79 ± 0.07 0.85 ± 0.06 0.75 ± 0.08 0.34 ± 0.17 0.33 ± 0.18 0.07 ± 0.20
DP 0.11 0.12 −0.02 0.34 0.46 ± 0.12 0.49 ± 0.25 0.38 ± 0.25 0.50 ± 0.25 0.41 ± 0.24 0.39 ± 0.28 0.70 ± 0.30 0.39 ± 0.30 0.53 ± 0.28 0.18 ± 0.29 0.50 ± 0.30 0.38 ± 0.39 0.82 ± 0.49 0.55 ± 0.47
EW 0.27 0.57 0.54 0.98 0.32 0.58 ± 0.13 0.30 ± 0.15 1.00 ± 0.25 0.32 ± 0.15 0.96 ± 0.01 1.00 ± 0.10 0.97 ± 0.09 0.82 ± 0.07 0.88 ± 0.06 0.80 ± 0.08 0.39 ± 0.17 0.36 ± 0.19 0.09 ± 0.20
EWP 0.04 0.11 −0.01 0.23 0.74 0.35 0.44 ± 0.16 0.28 ± 0.15 0.99 ± 0.01 0.02 ± 017 0.09 ± 0.22 0.01 ± 0.17 0.29 ± 0.17 0.15 ± 0.17 0.31 ± 0.16 0.29 ± 0.21 0.50 ± 0.28 0.45 ± 0.29
HEW 0.26 0.56 0.54 0.98 0.31 1.00 0.32 0.58 ± 0.13 0.31 ± 0.15 0.97 ± 0.01 1.00 ± 0.10 0.98 ± 0.08 0.81 ± 0.07 0.88 ± 0.06 0.78 ± 0.08 0.36 ± 0.17 0.34 ± 0.19 0.07 ± 0.20
HEWP 0.02 0.08 −0.01 0.28 0.75 0.38 0.97 0.37 0.43 ± 0.16 0.05 ± 0.16 0.07 ± 0.22 0.08 ± 0.17 0.28 ± 0.17 0.12 ± 0.17 0.25 ± 0.16 0.16 ± 0.21 0.41 ± 0.28 0.35 ± 0.28
BW42 0.27 0.57 0.58 0.97 0.11 0.95 0.06 0.96 0.10 0.64 ± 0.13 0.98 ± 0.10 1.00 ± 0.07 0.77 ± 0.07 0.88 ± 0.06 0.74 ± 0.09 0.34 ± 0.17 0.30 ± 0.18 0.04 ± 0.20
HW 0.11 0.31 0.28 0.52 0.27 0.50 0.19 0.51 0.23 0.48 0.34 ± 0.13 0.95 ± 0.16 0.88 ± 0.12 0.77 ± 0.15 0.91 ± 0.15 0.45 ± 0.23 0.55 ± 0.20 0.26 ± 0.25
LW 0.26 0.37 0.32 0.66 0.09 0.63 −0.03 0.65 0.08 0.68 0.36 0.60 ± 0.13 0.81 ± 0.09 0.86 ± 0.12 0.54 ± 0.15 0.09 ± 0.19 0.16 ± 0.16 −0.01 ± 0.20
FW 0.42 0.50 0.37 0.70 0.14 0.71 0.14 0.70 0.13 0.71 0.45 0.58 0.55 ± 0.13 0.87 ± 0.06 0.58 ± 0.14 0.24 ± 0.20 0.36 ± 0.19 0.13 ± 0.21
WW 0.33 0.54 0.42 0.74 0.20 0.75 0.25 0.73 0.23 0.72 0.42 0.46 0.77 0.57 ± 0.13 0.64 ± 0.12 0.28 ± 0.18 0.38 ± 0.20 0.14 ± 0.21
BMW 0.00 0.42 0.44 0.65 0.22 0.67 0.28 0.66 0.28 0.63 0.42 0.29 0.34 0.46 0.63 ± 0.14 0.86 ± 0.05 0.56 ± 0.18 0.34 ± 0.19
BMWP −0.19 0.15 0.19 0.15 0.06 0.17 0.13 0.16 0.10 0.15 0.19 −0.07 −0.06 0.07 0.84 0.40 ± 0.15 0.67 ± 0.25 0.50 ± 0.23
LMW 0.05 0.19 0.11 0.17 −0.16 0.21 −0.01 0.20 −0.03 0.23 0.29 0.07 0.29 0.22 0.15 0.04 0.30 ± 0.15 0.96 ± 0.02
LMWP −0.01 0.08 −0.01 − 0.05 −0.24 − 0.02 −0.09 − 0.02 −0.12 0.01 0.19 −0.07 0.14 0.05 −0.01 0.00 0.97 0.91 ± 0.15
  1. Neck length (NL), Fossil bone length (FBL), Breast width (BrW), Dressed weight (DW), Dressed percentage (DP), Eviscerated weight (EW), Eviscerated weight percentage (EWP), Half-eviscerated weight (HEW), Percentage of half-eviscerated yield (HEWP), 42-day body weight (BW42), Heart weight (HW), Liver weight (LW), Foot weight (FW), Wing weight (WW), Breast muscle weight (BMW), Breast muscle weight percentage (BMWP), Leg muscle weight (LMW), Leg muscle weight percentage (LMWP)