Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (2014/08704-0, 14/21380-9, 16/00569-1, 15/00616-7, 16/20440-3)
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa/PRODETAB 038-01/01)
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (Finance Code 001, Finance Code 001)
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (370620/2013-5, 150914/2017-2, Productivity fellowship, Productivity fellowship, 153113/2018-9)
Received: 26 June 2019
Accepted: 11 October 2019
First Online: 6 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experimental protocols related to animal experimentation in this study were performed in agreement with the resolution number 010/2012 approved by the Embrapa Swine and Poultry National Research Center Ethics Committee on Animal Utilization to ensure compliance with international guidelines for animal welfare.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. James Reecy is a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of BMC Genetics. The authors declare that they have no competing interests.