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Table 6 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 feed conversion ratio

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 0.00233 15.3 0.00155 28.1 33.5
Batches (Farm) 0.01293 84.7 0.00397 71.9 69.3
Total 0.01526 100.0 0.00552 100.0 63.9