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Vet Res Commun DOI 10.1007/s11259-009-9318-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Administration of Bacillus coagulans in calves: recovery from faecal samples and evaluation of functional aspects of spores Barbara Ripamonti & Alessandro Agazzi & Antonella Baldi & Claudia Balzaretti & Carla Bersani & Silvia Pirani & Raffaella Rebucci & Giovanni Savoini & Simone Stella & Alberta Stenico & Cinzia Domeneghini

Accepted: 25 August 2009 # Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2009

Abstract An investigation was carried out into the recovery from calf faeces of Bacillus coagulans spores added to the feed as probiotic. For this purpose, Bacillus coagulans spores (9 log10 CFU g−1) were given daily to 10 calves during the whole farming periods; another 10 calves acted as controls. Throughout the trial the faecal spore counts were significantly (P

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