Funding for this research was provided by:
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (6120028011)
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham
Received: 27 April 2018
Accepted: 25 April 2019
First Online: 28 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All blood sampling procedures were carried out as authorised by the UK Home Office under the ‘Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986’ (licence no. PPL 30/3367). The Licence was granted to RT at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham approved by the University of Nottingham Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB).
: Not Applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.