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Table 5 GEBV accuracy of 113 Holstein Friesian bulls born between 1953 and 1994 according to the Bayesian method, quantitative trait and number of Holstein Friesian bulls born between 1995 and 2004 used for training.

From: Extension of the bayesian alphabet for genomic selection

Trait Training data size P-BLUP G-BLUP BayesA BayesB, π= 0.99 BayesCπ BayesDπ
Milk yield 1,000 0.15 0.38 0.39 0.22 0.35 0.38
  4,000 0.24 0.46 0.46 0.41 0.43 0.46
  6,500 0.10 0.48 0.48 0.40 0.43 0.47
Fat yield 1,000 -0.05 0.41 0.48 0.51 0.48 0.47
  4,000 0.04 0.49 0.54 0.55 0.58 0.56
  6,500 -0.15 0.51 0.56 0.52 0.54 0.57
Protein yield 1,000 0.02 0.13 0.14 0.05 0.14 0.13
  4,000 0.03 0.17 0.17 0.13 0.17 0.16
  6,500 -0.02 0.21 0.22 0.17 0.21 0.20
Somatic cell score 1,000 0.03 0.04 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.05
  4,000 -0.11 0.14 0.18 0.12 0.15 0.16
  6,500 -0.04 0.17 0.17 0.12 0.14 0.14
  1. Starting value of π in BayesCπ was 0.5.
  2. standard error,