I found that:

  1. Paternally exposed females did not exhibit inbreeding avoidance, contrary to our hypothesis.
  2. There was no significant difference in dominance between the exposure groups, indicating that paternal exposure did not influence the results.
  3. Paternal exposure had no significant effect on female reproductive success.
  4. The dominance index played a crucial role in predicting offspring production for both males and females, regardless of paternal exposure.

Overall, the results indicate that while paternal exposure did not have a direct influence on inbreeding avoidance, dominance played a significant role in shaping mating patterns and reproductive success among the mice, irrespective of their early-life experiences with their fathers.