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Why Microbiomes Matter

Posted March 12, 2021 by Dr. Xandra Smith, Research Manager

What exactly is the microbiome and how does it affect the health, resiliency and productivity of both humans and animals? What are proven strategies for introducing beneficial bacteria into poultry, dairy, swine and other animal diets? With an impressive resume as a researcher, presenter and adjunct faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Xandra Smith, Research Manager at Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, shares her insights into why the microbiome matters, as well as the latest advances in targeting specific challenges by adding beneficial bacteria to feed. If you’re interested in getting maximum benefit at the microscopic level, don’t miss Xandra’s #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance in this episode of “Food Chain Chats.”




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