Addition of probiotics containing Lactobacillus types of cultures have shown some favorable results in previous studies at this research center. With laying hens, there was only a numerical but nonsignificant improvement in egg production (see A.S. Series 76-10, 77-20, 78-7 and POULTRY 81-4).
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Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Rakshit, Chandi C. and Carlson, C. W., "Use Of Lactobacillus Cultures As Feed Additives In Layer Diets" (1982). South Dakota Poultry Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1982. 5.