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Table 4 Detection rate (> 10 3cfu/g,%) of enterobacteria in faeces of the 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 0% 25.0% 14.3% 25.0% 25.0% 37.5% 37.5% 50.0%
LD 28.6% n.d. 42.9% 42.9% 42.9% 57.1% 28.6% 57.1%
HD 20.0% 16.7% 60.0% 40.0% 40.0% 30.0% 40.0% 20.0%
Total 16.7% 20.0% 36.0% 36.0% 40.0% 40.0% 36.0% 40.0%
  1. n.d.: non-determinable, total: over all treatments.