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Changes in the rumen and colon microbiota and effects of live yeast dietary supplementation during the transition from the dry period to lactation of dairy cows

By A. Bach, A. López-García, O. González-Recio, G. Elcoso, F. Fàbregas, F. Chaucheyras-Durand, M. Castex

In this study, researchers made innovative use of endoscopy to sample rumen and colon tissues. This technique offered a unique perspective to study rumen microbiota. The resulting research details the effect of the rumen-specific yeast S. cerevisiae CNCM I-1077 on microbiota changes in both rumen and colon around transition. Read
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