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Table 5 Reliabilities of predicted genomic EBVs for conformation and muscular traits in Belgian Blue beef cattle using single-step GBLUP with different weighting strategies

From: Performances of Adaptive MultiBLUP, Bayesian regressions, and weighted-GBLUP approaches for genomic predictions in Belgian Blue beef cattle

Trait Weighting strategy
Unweighted Unweighted standardizeda AM-BLUPb IW-GBLUPc WPIP-GBLUPd
Shoulder muscling 0.65 0.64 0.66 0.64 0.66
Top muscling 0.60 0.58 0.59 0.58 0.58
Skin thickness 0.45 0.44 0.51 0.45 0.52
Height 0.57 0.58 0.59 0.58 0.61
Muscular development 0.64 0.63 0.66 0.63 0.64
Rump 0.58 0.58 0.61 0.59 0.60
Length 0.41 0.42 0.44 0.42 0.46
Chest width 0.48 0.47 0.48 0.47 0.47
Pelvis width 0.41 0.39 0.41 0.39 0.43
Rib shape 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.56 0.57
Pelvis length 0.36 0.36 0.38 0.36 0.40
Tail set 0.55 0.53 0.53 0.53 0.54
Buttock muscling (side) 0.59 0.58 0.59 0.58 0.58
Buttock muscling (rear) 0.60 0.59 0.62 0.59 0.61
Average 0.53 0.52 0.55 0.53 0.55
  1. aUnweighted ssGBLUP using standardized genotypes
  2. bAdaptive MultiBLUP
  3. citerative weighted GBLUP (IW-GBLUP)
  4. dWindow Posterior Inclusion Probability GBLUP