Yeast in ruminant diets yields many benefits

Yeast in ruminant diets yields many benefits

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The right strains of yeast will provide a natural gut flora stabilizer in cows.

Yeasts reproduce by budding or fission resulting in growth by groups of single cells. The most well-researched, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, has many diverse functions in both human and animal diets. Many different strains of this yeast exist, and all vary slightly with regards to their effects on the animal.