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Table 1 Generation interval (L) and effective population size (Ne) for Gute sheep in Sweden between 2007 and 2012 calculated using pedigree

From: Estimation of genetic diversity in Gute sheep: pedigree and microsatellite analyses of an ancient Swedish breed

  Males Females
Generation interval (L) in years 3.7 3.5
Effective population size (Ne) 152.8 157.7
Number of founders 575 715
Effective number of founders 204.6 225.7
Effective number of founder genomes 45.5 52.8
Effective number of ancestors 109.6 122.1
  1. Number of founders, effective number of founders, effective number of founder genomes and effective number of ancestors calculated using pedigree in all recorded Swedish Gute sheep