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Table 4 Variance observed between farms and between batches within a farm for model without predictors (null model) and multivariate model (full model) and percentage of variance explained by the variables included in the final model for daily feed intake

From: Factors affecting the daily feed intake and feed conversion ratio of pigs in grow-finishing units: the case of a company

  Null model   Full model Variance explained (%)
Effect Variance % Variance %
Farm 0.00346 36.3 0.00136 28.2 60.8
Batches (Farm) 0.00608 63.7 0.00345 71.8 43.3
Total 0.00954 100.0 0.00481 100.0 49.6