Growth Performance of Holstein Dairy Calves Supplemented with a Probiotic

@inproceedings{Windschitl1991GrowthPO,
  title={Growth Performance of Holstein Dairy Calves Supplemented with a Probiotic},
  author={Paul M. Windschitl and Kirsten M. Randall and Donald J. Brainard},
  year={1991}
}
Administration of antibiotics in both therapeutic and sub-therapeutic doses has been the standard practice for dealing with pathogenic bacteria problems in farm animals since the 1940s. Several types of antibiotics are currently used to promote weight gain and feed efficiency in domestic livestock. There is growing concern that the use of antibiotics as growth promoters may result in the development of resistant populations of pathogenic bacteria and, in turn, influence the therapeutic use of… CONTINUE READING