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Table 6 Results of the GLM analysis

From: Metabolomics characterization of colostrum in three sow breeds and its influences on piglets’ survival and litter growth rates

Variables Coefficient SE P-value
GLM for LWGa
 Intercept 0.892 0.693 0.204
 Breed    0.379
 LWc 0 0  
 Ld − 1.072 0.934  
 De 0.352 0.821  
 Acetateb × Breed    0.013
 Acetateb × LWc 0.094 0.052  
 Acetateb × Ld 0.182 0.062  
 Acetateb × De 0.015 0.085  
 Average piglet’s weight at birth 0.008 0.002 <.0001
GLM for number of weaned pigs
 Intercept 9.20 1.825 <.0001
 Breed    0.061
 LWc 0 0  
 Ld − 1.822 1.534  
 De − 6.743 2.85  
cis-Aconitateb × Breed    0.008
cis-Aconitateb × LWc 0.990 1.363  
cis-Aconitateb × Ld − 0.293 0.596  
cis-Aconitateb × De − 1.616 0.457  
 Number of alive piglets at birth 0.341 0.113 0.004
GLM for Number of dead piglets at d 3
 Intercept −2.226 0.764 0.005
 Breed    0.026
 LWc 0 0  
 Ld 0.190 0.198  
 De −0.271 0.261  
 Dimethylamineb × Breed    0.001
 Dimethylamineb × LWc −0.271 0.261  
 Dimethylamineb × Ld 0.190 0.198  
 Dimethylamineb × De 0.467 0.116  
 Taurineb × Breed    0.036
 Taurineb × LWc −0.151 0.056  
 Taurineb × Ld −0.149 0.177  
 Taurineb × De 0.174 0.207  
 Number of alive piglets at birth 0.127 0.058 0.035
  1. aLWG stands for litter body weight gain from birth to d 3 of life
  2. bMetabolites concentrations were considered in area arbitrary unit
  3. cLW stands for Large White
  4. dL stands for Landrace
  5. eD stands for Duroc