About the Authors

Cinzia Marchitelli

cinzia.marchitelli@entecra.it

Affiliation Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA, PCM, Animal Production Research Centre, Monterotondo, Italy

Alessandra Crisà

Affiliation Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA, PCM, Animal Production Research Centre, Monterotondo, Italy

Elisa Mostarda

Affiliation Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA, PCM, Animal Production Research Centre, Monterotondo, Italy

Francesco Napolitano

Affiliation Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA, PCM, Animal Production Research Centre, Monterotondo, Italy

Bianca Moioli

Affiliation Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA, PCM, Animal Production Research Centre, Monterotondo, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CM AC. Performed the experiments: CM EM. Analyzed the data: CM. Wrote the manuscript: CM. Edited the manuscript: CM AC FN BM.