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ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

In October 2019, a success case in a leading sheep farm proved that ActiPlus© was as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs.

Outline of the case

The animals were lambs affected by diarrhea. Their age was between 8 and 17-days-old.

The trial group was treated with ActiPlus© administered directly in the mouth, once a day, until the signs of digestive problems disappeared.

The control group was treated with an antibiotic and vitamins of the B group, until the signs of digestive problems disappeared.

Recorded data

Trial group

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

Average days for the digestive signs to disappear: 3.67

Control group

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

Average days for the digestive signs to disappear: 4

Appearance of the feces

Trial group

Before the experiment, the feces of the trial group were watery and shapeless. The animals were lethargic and not willing to eat.

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

After the experiment, the feces were shaped. The animals were active and with good appetite.

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

Control group

Before the experiment, the feces of the control group were watery and shapeless. The animals were lethargic, lying on the ground, and not willing to eat.

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

After the experiment, most of the feces were shaped, although some are still soft. The animals were active and with good appetite.

ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs

Conclusion

ActiPlus© was equal or even superior to a combination of antibiotics and vitamins to treat diarrhea in lambs. The group treated with ActiPlus© recovered faster and the feces of the lambs showed a healthier appearance.

Product of choice

ActiPlus© is intended to maintain digestive health and to keep hydration in young mammals, preventing diarrhea and promoting growth during the suckling period.

It is formulated
with
synergistic ingredients:

  • Bactericidal and fungicidal essential oils, that reduce the number of pathogenic microbes in the digestive system.
  • Plant extracts with prebiotic effect, that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut.
  • Electrolytes to maintain hydration.
  • Sugars that are quickly absorbed and can be easily used as an energy source.
  • Vitamin E as a immune booster.

It is applied directly into the mouth of the animal using the dosing pump or with a syringe.

For more information on this topic and on our products, do not hesitate to contact us through info@plusvet.eu

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