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Table 6 Posterior mean () and standard deviation () of (1-π) obtained by BayesCπ (Starting value of π was 0.5) and BayesDπ multiplied by K = 40,764 SNPs used in the analyses, and average number of SNPs () fitted by BayesB with π = 0.99 and standard error (se) according to the quantitative trait and the number of Holstein Friesian bulls used for training

From: Extension of the bayesian alphabet for genomic selection

   BayesB, π= 0.99 BayesCπ BayesDπ
Trait Training data size ( se )     
Milk yield 1,000 402 (1.5) 2,119 545 13,982 1,793
  4,000 436 (1.6) 2,315 398 13,329 896
  6,500 518 (1.6) 2,555 326 14,768 750
Fat yield 1,000 401 (1.1) 562 201 13,533 1,752
  4,000 441 (1.3) 1,488 210 13,513 895
  6,500 504 (1.3) 2,058 229 13,703 631
Protein yield 1,000 403 (0.9) 10,986 3,970 14,430 2,201
  4,000 438 (1.1) 9,500 1,756 13,512 774
  6,500 514 (1.1) 5,503 970 14,496 694
Somatic cell score 1,000 398 (1.2) 5,644 3,105 12,962 1,948
  4,000 428 (1.3) 3,624 1,043 13,941 954
  6,500 466 (1.3) 2,723 508 13,464 741