Probiotics have a far-stretching impact, well beyond the scope of human health. And the animal industry knows this well. Today, we’ve highlighted a couple exciting probiotic applications that have been used in this field.
Animal Health & Probiotics
Probiotics May Be The New Vaccines
“Though known as a bloodborne virus, the authors believed an oral vaccine might be able to boost the immune response sufficiently to prevent infection. They tested the new concept in mice and were happy to find an increase in immunity, specifically against HIV.”
New Equine Sciences Faculty Member Exploring Horse Genetics
“’Horses – like humans and other animals – have almost 10 times as many bacterial cells living on them as other cells in their bodies, so probiotic treatments have potential to be especially useful,’ said Coleman.”
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