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Effect of a Bacillus (3 strains) spore-based probiotic in improving production performance in broilers

Published on: 06/11/2019
Author/s : Vivek A. Kuttappan¹, Greg F. Mathis ², Frances Yan¹, Juxing Chen¹, Mercedes Vazquez-Anon¹. ¹.Novus International, Inc., St Charles, MO, United States. ².Southern Poultry Research, Inc., Athens, GA, United States.

Abstract Necrotic enteritis is a major cause of economic loss in the poultry industry. Although necrotic enteritis can be effectively prevented by antibiotics, the industry is moving towards an antibiotic free program. This results in the need for effective antibiotic alternatives against necrotic enteritis. The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a Bacillus (3 strai...

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June 11, 2019
Dear Sir,
Would you inform the number of spore per unit which was used only 250gm/mt.that showed similar result with BMD 500gm/mt.
Elizabeth Davis Elizabeth Davis
Global Communications Specialist – Public Relations
Novus International Novus International
Missouri, United States
June 11, 2019

Dr.m.hasan Thanks for your interest. Here's a response from Dr. Vivek Kuttappan: "Thanks for your interest in my abstract. SPORULIN® contains spore count of ~4 X 109 CFU/g of product. At 250g/MT dietary inclusion level, it will provide spore count of ~106 CFU/g of feed. (CFU – Colony Forming Units)."
You can find additional information on SPORULIN® here: https://www.novusint.com/Products/sporulin

June 11, 2019

Dear Dr.Vivek,
Thanks for your prompt reply.
It may prevent Necrotic Enteritis,but what about lesion repair that already happened due to Enteritis?

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