Funding for this research was provided by:
Breeding and Breeding material innovation of high quality characteristic rabbit mating line (2016NYZ0046)
the Open Fund of Farm Animal Genetic Resources Exploration and Innovation Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province
Received: 17 August 2019
Accepted: 3 March 2020
First Online: 7 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All surgical procedures involving rabbits were performed according to the approved protocols of the Biological Studies Animal Care and Use Committee, Sichuan Province, China. Rabbits had free access to food and water under normal conditions and were humanely sacrificed as necessary to ameliorate suffering.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.