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Table 3 Detection rate (> 10 3cfu/g,%) of enterococci in faeces of the foals from days 1 to 58 of life in placebo, low dosage (LD), and high dosage (HD) groups and for all foals, data expressed in %, treatment p > 0.05

From: Development of intestinal microflora and occurrence of diarrhoea in sucking foals: effects of Bacillus cereus var. toyoi supplementation

Group Day of foal’s life
  1 3 9 16 23 30 44 58
Placebo 66,7% 100.0% 85.7% 50.0% 50.0% 25.0% 25.0% 12.5%
LD 57.1% n.d. 85.7% 85.7% 42.9% 42.9% 42.9% 14.3%
HD 60.0% 83.3% 100.0% 60.0% 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% 30.0%
Total 61.1% 90.0% 91.7% 64.0% 44.0% 36.0% 36.0% 20.0%
  1. n.d.: non-determinable, total: over all treatments.