Clay Cannon, D.V.M. and Associated Regional and
University Pathologists, Inc. of Salt Lake City tested the effect of
on equine digestive microbial populations. Four
healthy horses were fed quality alfalfa hay and oats for 20 days to
establish a baseline, then supplemented with 4cc/day of Ration
Analysis of fecal samples revealed the following
1. The total number of bacteria per gram of feces increased with Ration
from 105 to 106.
2. More beneficial species were recovered in treated horses.
3. Streptococci were found less often and in smaller numbers.