Hoard’s Dairyman has recently (8/24/23) posted an article on the NNYADP-funded research into the possible benefits of using kefir as a probiotic supplement in young dairy animals. Click here to read the “Calves can benefit from farm-made products” article by Miner Institute Research Scientist Sarah Morrison: https://hoards.com/article-34064-calves-can-benefit-from-farm-made-probiotics.html.
Click here to read the NNYADP project results report: The Effects of Kefir Supplementation During the First 21 Days of Life on Growth, Diarrhea Incidence, and Antibiotic Use in Holstein Calves.
The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program is supported by funding from the New York State Legislature through the New York State Assembly. The funding is administrated by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.