This Probios Equine Paste has live microbiotic gel given orally to help establish and maintain beneficial intestinal bacteria. Especially important for foals at birth to maintain normal fecal consistency. Stimulates appetite and aids digestion. Dosages: foals-10gm at birth and day 4, horses-15 gm at foaling; following therapy or during training, transport or digestive upset.
Every animal has bacteria in their digestive system that help to digest food. The balance of trillions of bacteria in the intestine includes both beneficial (good bacteria) and pathogenic (bad bacteria) microorganisms. Maintaining a balance of these bacteria aids in digestion and overall health.
Probiotics are good bacteria that can help boost the levels of naturally occurring beneficial bacteria in the gut. The word probiotic means “for life,” the opposite of antibiotic. Antibiotics indiscriminately kill both bad and good bacteria. Probiotics, or Direct-Fed Microbials (DFMs), can help return an animal’s intestinal microflora back to healthy, normal levels.
The benefits of probiotics are unique to each species and even further defined by the specific strain. Probiotics are living bacteria and are therefore sensitive to conditions such as pH, moisture, and temperature. The strains in Probios® microbial products have been carefully selected to survive the manufacturing process and storage in quantities meeting the label guarantees. These strains also remain viable under the harsh conditions of the animal’s gastrointestinal tract, meaning every guaranteed bacterium (expressed in Colony Forming Units or CFU) will be available to the animal.
Most Probios® products contain lactic acid bacteria including Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus plantarum. Select Probios® products contain Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis bacteria.
*Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus plantarum
**Colony Forming Units
Soybean Oil, Corn Starch, Sucrose, Silicon Dioxide Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Sodium Silico Aluminate and Mixed Tocopherols (preservative).
Contains a source of live (viable), naturally occurring microorganisms.
10g at birth and day 4
15g at foaling, following therapy or during training, transport, or digestive upset
Store in a cool, dry area for maximum stability.
For animal use only.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professional immediately.
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