[R-sig-ME] NCMCglmm technical help

Jarrod j@h@d||e|d @end|ng |rom ed@@c@uk
Tue Jun 23 07:06:31 CEST 2020

Hi Walid,

I have replaced the deprecated C++ code in MasterBayes and hopefully MasterBayes and pedantics will be back on CRAN soon.



> On 23 Jun 2020, at 01:57, Walid Crampton-Mawass <walidmawass10 using gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> To solve the package installation problem, you should have R devtools
> installed on your machine and this will allow you to install packages
> archived by CRAN (there is a more detailed answer on how to achieve this on
> the stack exchange forum if you look it up). I suggest to you as well to
> install the archived package pedantics as well which has solutions for
> fixing pedigrees.
> Concerning the bivariate animal model you want to model, I recall there
> being an example of both a bivariate model and one with repeated records in
> the MCMCglmm tutorial pdf file for constructing animal models - it's
> available online.
> Good luck,
> Walid
> On Fri., Jun. 19, 2020, 10:10 a.m. Wondessen Ayalew, <
> wondessenayalew9 using gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Professor Jarrod Hadfield,
>> It is my absolute hope that you are doing well in this pandemic. Thank you
>> for taking your precious time to read my email. My name is Wondessen
>> Ayalew. In the meantime, I am M.Sc. student at Bahir Dar University,
>> Ethiopia, and trying to fit a bivariate animal model based on repeated
>> records using the MCMCglmm package of R. However, I have faced technical
>> error to ordering the pedigree and writing code for bivariate repeatability
>> model. So far, even though both MasterBayes and pedantics are removed from
>> CRAN, I tried to install the latest archive of both packages but both of
>> them were not integrated to my R v.3.6.1. Software.
>> If you have some time, please help me with how to fix the problem and where
>> to get the codes for bivariate repeatability animal models.
>> I know you have a very busy schedule, thank you in advance for your
>> professional assistance! I look forward to your positive response.
>> For your convenience, I have attached a pedigree, full data, and the error
>> messages below.
>> Sincerely,
>> Wondessen Ayalew
>> Animal Breeding and Genetics MSc Student
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