Direct-Fed Microbials and Prebiotics for Animals : Science and Mechanisms of Action

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SKU
BK0070038
ISBN13 9781461413103
Binding PAPERBACK
Author TODD R. CALLAWAY
Language ENGLISH
Publisher SPRINGER VERLAG
Published Year 2013
Country of Origin India

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The practice of supplementing direct fed microbial and prebiotic additives to domestic animals during growth is becoming more widespread in food animal production.? Beneficial effects particularly in cattle, pigs and poultry, including improved general health, foodborne pathogen reduction, more efficient food utilization, faster growth rate and increased milk and egg production are common results.? The success associated with direct fed microbial and prebiotic applications in multiple species ensures their continued commercialization and the widespread use of such additives.? However, several fundamental questions remain about how and why probiotic products work, and which kind of probiotic products are best for specific production scenarios.