For most people, the word probiotics conjures images of yogurt, chocolate, and health magazines. However for those in the agriculture sector, probiotics and its use on livestock mean a substantial boost in production efficiency. If this is your goal, then it pays to know more about Livestock Probiotics and what they can do for your animals, and ultimately, your yield.
Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that offer some form of health benefit to the host when administered in regular and appropriate quantities. Studies have found that Livestock Probiotics are particularly helpful against common gastrointestinal problems in ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats, buffalo, etc.) and monogastric animals (equines, pigs, poultry, fish, etc.). Once ingested, the probiotic microorganisms modulate the balance and activities in the stomach, leading to a boost in the immune system and higher resistance to infection.
Probiotics enhance the stomach’s ability to digest and absorb food. They also help prevent diarrhea and a variety of bowel syndromes. It is important to consult your veterinarian.
Numerous factors, including dietary and management constraints, can affect stomach behavior in animals and loss of precious stomach microbes which can lead to reduced activity and performance. Including Livestock Probiotics in and animal’s diet helps them regain lost microbes in their digestive systems, which, in turn, helps them look and perform better. You’ll see your animals eat less and weigh more.
It’s a well-known fact that drought has devastated many agricultural areas in the U.S. This has led to a significant shortage in quality hay, causing many livestock producers to resort to poor quality hay just to keep their animals fed. Adding Livestock Probiotics to your stock’s diet can help maximize the amount of nutrients animals absorb from the hay they eat, regardless of quality.
Livestock Probiotics are best mixed in the drinking water or food that the animals consume. Do not apply to food and store it for future consumption, as probiotics can start to break down the feed. Monitoring the expiration date on Livestock Probiotics is especially crucial to ensure that your animals receive the maximum benefit. Probiotics are best used after worming or antibiotic use to restore normal rumen motility.
Many in the livestock industry have long enjoyed the merits of feeding their herd with Livestock Probiotics. A permanent fixture in successful producer’s feed yard rations for some time, the product is expected to gain widespread use as the agricultural industry looks for bigger and better yields. Experience the benefits of Livestock Probiotics now through Global Environmental Management, LLC. Call 972-569-0596 or visit the contact page.
G.E.M. Livestock Probiotic
Manufacturer: G.E.M., LLC
240 Harper Rd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Materials/Components: A broad and diverse population of naturally occurring microbes with enzymes in water plus Bacillus pumllus 10 mil CFU/mi,Bacillus subtillis 10 mil CFU/ml, Bacillus licheniformis 10 mil CFU/ml and Lactobacillus acidophilus 10 mil CFU/ml.
Boiling Point: 212 Degrees F. Solubility: 100%
Vapor Pressure: 17 mm hg Sp. Gravity: 1.050
Appearance and Odor: Dark Brown with some earthy odor
III. Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point: Non-flammable Non-explosive
Special Fire Fighting Procedure: N/A Reactive Data
Stability:Stable Non-corrosive Will stain porous surfaces and clothing
Incompatibility: Pesticides, Fungicides, some Herbicides (always jar test)
Health and First Aid Data
Ingestion: May cause diarrhea-consult Physician. Internal: Rinse mouth-consult Physician
Eye Contact: slight irritation. Eyes: Irrigate with running water-consult Physician
Skin Contact: slight irritation Skin: Wash with soap and water
Eye Protection:Goggles Hand protection: Rubber Gloves
Avoid eye and skin contact * DO NOT X-RAY * DO NOT FREEZE * Optimum Storage
Store indoors in a shaded/cool area above 130 degrees F. Do not store in direct sunlight dueto possible overheating.Spill or Leak Procedures
Spill or Leak: contain liquid-mop or vaccum up into storage drum then rinse with water. Nospecial disposal/handling procedures are required. May stain porous surfaces and clothing.
1 – None 2 – Slight 3 – Moderate 4 – High 5- Extreme
Toxicity – 1 Reactivity – 2 Environmental – 1