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Table 5 Ruminal microbial population (log10 microbial/mL) in post-weaning lambs supplemented with and without postbiotics

From: Effects of postbiotic supplementation on growth performance, ruminal fermentation and microbial profile, blood metabolite and GHR, IGF-1 and MCT-1 gene expression in post-weaning lambs

Parameters Control Postbiotic SEM P-value
Total bacteria 10.62 10.96 0.10 0.09
F. succinogenes 4.57a 5.81b 0.32 0.04
R. flavefaciens 11.58a 13.06b 0.30 0.01
R. albus 10.78 11.08 0.62 0.83
Protozoa 6.52 5.58 0.26 0.07
Methanogens 10.76a 10.03b 0.12 0.03
  1. a,b Different superscripts in each row are significantly different (P < 0.05). Experimental unit, (n = 6)