Supplementing Bacillus subtilis spores improves performance
The Bacillus spores are emerging as a leading class of probiotics (direct-fed
microbials) for poultry. When added to poultry diets, potential benefits include
faster growth rate, lower feed conversion ratio, reduced pathogen loads, less
nitrogen in and ammonia from litter, and increased egg production and egg shell
thickness and strength.
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Keywords: Bacillus subtilis, Clostridium, broilers, layers, Calsporin
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