Funding for this research was provided by:
Major special projects of Tibet Autonomous Region (XZ202101ZD0002N-01)
Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition and Research Program (2019QZKK0501)
a program of Provincial Department of Finance of the Tibet Autonomous Region
Program National Beef Cattle and Yak Industrial Technology System (CARS-37)
Received: 22 July 2022
Accepted: 8 December 2022
First Online: 15 December 2022
: All procedures and experiments involving animals followed the guidelines for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Ethics Committee at Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary, Tibet Academy of Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Sciences (Permit Number: 2015–216) approved this study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.