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Table 2 Description of imputation scenarios and number of animals in referencea and targetb population

From: Strategies for genotype imputation in composite beef cattle

Scenarios Description Number of animals
   Charolais Canchim MA Total
S1 Animals born prior to 2005a 1 184 68 253
  Animals born in 2005b 0 99 44 143
S2 All Canchim animalsa 0 283 0 283
  All MA animalsb 0 0 112 112
S3 All MA animalsa 0 0 112 112
  All Canchim animalsb 0 283 0 283
S4 All Canchim + MA animals born prior to 2005a 0 283 68 351
  MA animals were born in 2005b 0 0 44 44
S5 All MA + Canchim animals born prior to 2005a 0 184 112 296
  Canchim animals were born in 2005b 0 99 0 99
S6 All malesa 1 128 63 192
  All femalesb 0 155 49 204
S7 All Males + Females born prior to 2005a 1 228 86 315
  Females born in 2005b 0 55 26 81
  1. aReference population; bTarget Population