Probiotics/prebiotics

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Land O’Lakes' nonprofit rebrands to highlight global focus, support

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Land O’Lakes' nonprofit is rebranding and focusing its efforts on supporting global livestock ventures, dairy ventures and work with feed and food crops while addressing soil health and the environment to support the growing global population.

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Probiotic gives growth, immune response in farmed carp

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Supplementing carp diets with B. subtilis may improve fish growth performance and support fish health and intestinal antioxidant capacity while reducing reliance on antibiotics, say researchers.

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Special Edition: Gut health in pigs and poultry

Strengths and weaknesses of probiotic use in piglet rearing

By Jane Byrne

There is a vast amount of research supporting the use of many different probiotic strains at the nursery stage in pig production, but there is still great variability in the results, finds a review published in Livestock Science.