Intestinal bacteria

Discover the role of probiotics  in your animals

 

 

What are probiotics?


Bacterial probiotics, a subset of direct-fed-microbials, are living organisms that, when consumed in adequate amounts, confer a benefit to the host. The essential feature to understand is "living".

In zoologic terms, bacteria dominate the world – there are an estimated 30 trillion species!  

 

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Understanding probiotics


Probiotics are live microorganisms that confer health benefits to host animals. New scientific methods improve our understanding of how these “good bacteria” work. A series of online courses detailing their modes of action is now available to all interested.

 


Discover the beneficial effects of probiotics on the gut health of livestock 


When selecting a probiotic for your animals, be it feedlot cattle, dairy calves and cows, chickens or pigs, strain matters. Selecting the right strain of bacteria will improve the likelihood of successfully addressing the challenges you face in your herd, flock, flow or lot.



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Let us help you choose the right probiotic strain

 

1874

Founded

Research and development has been an important component of our business since the very beginning in 1874. 

40,000

microbial strains

We own the broadest and best range of cultures and access to around 40,000 microbial strains allows for extensive screening and selection of the best available combinations of strains.


Why strain matters


Watch Dr. Steve Lerner clearly explain why strain matters. 

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Strain matters – see our scientists at work.



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Explore the Power of Good Bacteria

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At Chr. Hansen we believe that we are entering a new era  an era in which we will positively impact plants, animals and people – an era powered by good bacteria. This video will inspire you and address your curiosity about how good bacteria impact your health and well-being, and how these microscopic organisms contribute to a sustainable future for us all.