Adding direct-fed microbials to milk or milk replacer may support calf intestinal integrity and overall health. Improved intestinal bacterial flora may reduce the risk of diarrhea, particularly when animals are exposed to significant immunological, environmental or other stressors.

The Bovine Alliance on Management and Nutrition has a new publication on direct-fed microbials that offers tips for using direct-fed microbials.

To access the publication, click here.