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Table 4 Least square means (±SE) of interaction effects of AA and AG genotypes on egg production traits in three lines of Japanese quails

From: Detection of a novel single nucleotide polymorphism in IGF2 gene with a negative impact on egg production and body weight in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

Time (week) Trait BR BL WT
  AA AG AA AG AA AG
Week 6 EN 49.617± 3.541A a 40.563± 2.529 B c 45.096± 1.283 A a b 39.871± 2.548 B c 42.134± 3.567 A b 39.096± 2.522 B c
EW 9.883± 0.545 9.794± 0.504 9.605± 0.559 9.489± 0.502 9.526± 0.499 9.403± 0.550
BW 218.091± 10.551 A a 211.094±11.504 B b 211.265±11.263 A b 206.389±12.502 B a b 204.126±13.499 A a b 200.103±11.550 B c
Week 7 EN 59.654±2.659 A a 55.694±3.504 B b 55.742±2.535 A b 52.682±4.541 B a b 51.400±5.518 A a b 49.417 ±3.541 B c
EW 10.887±0.558 10.652±0.536 10.607±0.556 10.489±0.502 10.430±0.520 10.401±0.540
BW 224.225±13.809 A a 214.294±10.504 B b 220.409±9.985 A a 210.489±8.502 B c 215.503±12.513 A b 210.515±10.543 B c
Week 8 EN 75.151±1.301 A a 70.294±2.504 B b 68.892±2.591 A a b 62.878±3.535 B c 65.557±2.185 A a b 61.198±1.618 B c
EW 10.995±0.552 10.763±0.533 10.996±0.558 10.703±0.511 10.726±0.523 10.603±0.539
BW 229.621±10.523 A a 219.794±11.504 B b 219.371±10.226 A b 210.489±8.489 B c 212.526±7.499 A c 208.503±9.503 B c
Week 9 EN 69.261±1.232 A a 65.394±3.504 B b 64.590±2.586 A b 61.582±2.546 B c 62.603±3.503 A c 60.615±5.548 B c
EW 11.888±0.554 11.794±0.509 11.701±1.566 11.689±1.502 11.834±0.492 11.600±0.552
BW 226.259±10.638 A a 216.294±9.504 B b 224.257±12.693 A a 214.589±10.502 B b 216.526±11.499 A b 206.503±10.550 B c
Week 10 EN 72.869±1.805 A a 67.136±2.553 B b 66.515±3.833 A b 63.385±2.542 B a b 62.007±3.465 A a b 59.013±2.564 B c
EW 11.387±0.558 11.194±0.504 11.296±0.579 11.289±0.502 11.326±0.523 11.103±0.539
BW 230.656±11.335 A a 228.494±10.504 B b 226.588±13.184 A b 220.989±12.502 B a b 219.326±10.499 A a b 209.303±9.550 B c
Week 11 EN 79.585±1.065 A a 75.694±2.504 B b 70.400±2.610 A a b 69.353±2.536 B a b 67.342±4.539 A a b 62.262±5.529 B c
EW 11.987±0.558 11.794±0.504 11.605±0.559 11.589±0.502 11.626±0.499 11.503±0.550
BW 234.567±7.754 A a 231.494±9.504 B a 231.117±12.979 A a 218.489±10.502 B a b 225.326±11.499 A b 211.303±9.550 B c
Week 12 EN 79.182±3.087 A a 74.294±2.504 B b 71.625±3.083 A b 69.775±3.537 B a b 68.973±2.519 A a b 62.030±4.540 B c
EW 11.988±0.555 11.694±0.504 11.705±0.559 11.589±0.502 11.526±0.499 11.503±0.550
BW 233.030±6.626 A a 230.036±5.553 B a 230.198±10.480 A a 218.471±8.482 B a b 223.026±10.499 A b 213.003±7.550 B c
  1. Values followed by different alphabets differ significantly
  2. A, Bdifferent capital letters indicate a significant difference in the genotypes within each classification (P ≤ 0.05).
  3. a, bDifferent lowercase letters indicate a significant difference in lines within each classification (P ≤ 0.05)
  4. EN, EW, and BW refer to egg number, egg weight, and bird weight, respectively. Data expressed as means±SD