Effects of probiotic supplementation on liveweight gain and serum cortisol concentration in cattle.

@article{Penha2011EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of probiotic supplementation on liveweight gain and serum cortisol concentration in cattle.},
  author={Luciana Alvares Calvo Penha and Paulo Eduardo Pardo and S. do N. Kronka and L. S. L. S. Reis and Eunice Oba and Hermann Bremer-Neto},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2011},
  volume={168 20},
  pages={
          538
        }
}
  • Luciana Alvares Calvo Penha, Paulo Eduardo Pardo, +3 authors Hermann Bremer-Neto
  • Published in The Veterinary record 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PROBIOTICS are preparations from the culture of live microorganisms. They have been shown to have beneficial effects when used as growth promoters (Ferreira and others 2009) and as immunostimulants (Arenas and others 2009) in calves. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a probiotic preparation added to the mineral mix given to young cattle with regard to liveweight gain and serum cortisol concentration. The study used 40 male Nelore cattle, approximately 18 months old… CONTINUE READING

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