Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (238454)
Agri-Food Research and Development Initiative (ARDI10-1053)
Received: 29 March 2019
Accepted: 18 June 2020
First Online: 11 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the University of Manitoba Animal Care Committee and.followed the guidelines of the Canadian Council for Animal Care (CCAC, Ottawa, ON, Canada).
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Yoon is the Director of Ruminant Research at Diamond V. Dr. Khafipour was an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba when the study was conducted. He is currently the Director of Microbiome Research at Diamond V.