A recently published paper in the British Journal of Nutrition gives further insight into the benefits of the live yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1079 (LEVUCELL SB) on pig performance during heat stress. The study was conducted in partnership with the INRAE team of Etienne Labussière, David Renaudeau, and doctoral student Aira Maye Serviento. The […]
Ruminants rely on microbes to convert otherwise indigestible feed material, such as plant fibers, into useable sources of energy and protein. It all happens inside the rumen, a huge fermenter, which hosts a rich and diverse microbiota. Thanks to this pivotal role in dairy and beef nutrition and health, the rumen has been one of […]
Dr. Livia Moscati explains the role of microbial communities in helping maintain poultry good health, supporting the reduction of the use of antimicrobials, and how microbiota modulation can help address food safety issues and improve animal welfare.