Future Prospect of Probiotics Use In Animal Production

The use of Probiotics for livestocks has gained acceptance considerably over two decades ago. Probiotics are unharmful¬†bacteria or micro-organisms that keep the gastro-intestinal tract health when administered in appropriate and regular quantities. Probiotics regulate and balance the activities of gastrointestinal microbiota thereby promoting good health and performance in livestocks. The use of antibiotics in poultry …

WHO warns on the use of antibiotics to animals

The World Health Organization is recommending that farmers and the food industry stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals. The new WHO recommendations aim to help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by reducing their unnecessary use in animals. In some countries, approximately 80% …