Effect of Dietary Yeast Supplementation on the Diversity of Hindgut Microbial Populations in Two-Year-Old Quarter Horse Mares
Backus, Amanda (2017-05)
Dietary yeast supplementation has been reported to influence the gastrointestinal microbiome in multiple animal species, including horses, with varying results. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a ...
Two Pyrantel Anthelmintics Alter Equine Fecal Microbiota
Rowe, John C. (2017-05)
Horses house a dynamic population of microbes within their hindgut that can be disrupted by diet, stress, and medication. Anthelmintic drugs are regularly administered in the horse industry to reduce internal parasites. ...
The Influence of Dietary Energy Source on Microbial Diversity in the Equine Gastrointestinal Tract
Willibey, Alyssa (2017-05)
Horses are commonly fed diets that contain different sources of energy including starch, fiber and fats. These different energy sources may be digested and absorbed in differing segments of the gastrointestinal tract, ...