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Table 1 Average local merit, average inbreeding and coancestry of candidates (parents), according to breed and sex

From: Optimized diffusion of buck semen for saving genetic variability in selected dairy goat populations

Breed Sex Merit (local σ g ) F (%) Coancestry* (%)
Alpine Tested bucks 2.16 2.28 2.29
Alpine Females 1.00 1.75 3.61
Saanen Tested bucks 2.08 2.25 2.72
Saanen Females 1.01 1.98 3.84
  1. *For tested bucks: coancestry with all the females. For females: coancestry with females of the same flock