Yeast probiotics as alternative to reduce antibiotics

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Yeast probiotics reduce pathogen pressure – binding of Salmonella enterica by live yeast.

Supplementing sows’ diets with yeast has been shown to help manipulate bacteria in their gut, thereby encouraging beneficial bacteria to colonize the piglet’s gut pre-weaning. This ensures piglets are better prepared to manage weaning stresses writes ALLAN SALAZAR*.

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