Funding for this research was provided by:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BB/E/W/10964A01 and BBS/OS/GC/000011B)
Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (2015P008R, 2013R029R)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (Discovery)
Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures (Doctoral Scholarship)
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Received: 5 April 2018
Accepted: 3 January 2019
First Online: 14 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study received research ethics approval from the Livestock Care Committee of the University of Alberta (no. AUP00000882), following the guideline of the Canadian Council on Animal Care [CitationRef removed].
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