The Benefits of using Probiotics

What are Probiotics?

Every animal has bacteria in their digestive system that help to digest food. Thus, every animal would benefit from the benefits of using probiotics. The balance of bacteria in the intestine includes both good bacteria and bad bacteria. Moreover, maintaining a balance of these bacteria aids in digestion and health.

Probiotics are good bacteria.  In other words, they can help increase the levels of good bacteria in the gut. The word probiotic means “for life,”.   Antibiotics kill both bad and good bacteria. Probiotics help return an animal’s bacteria back to normal levels. It helps to settle their stomach and reduces any stomach discomfort.


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Research has shown using probiotics can benefit digestion as well as nutrition. It also increases a healthy immune system.  Studies show connections between healthy gut and healthy skin. A healthy gut helps maintain natural immunity.


Probiotics can help build immune systems. Probiotic use can improve disease resistance. As well as, reduce allergies. Probiotics will also improve the quality of eggs and meat. Furthermore, it can reduce salmonella.


When to Use Probiotic Products

Use Probiotic products when animals experience digestive issues. Including diarrhea, constipation, and discomfort. As well as times of reduced appetite.

Probiotics help maintain the normal balance in the gut. They also support the overall health of the animal. Probiotics may help maintain normal appetite and digestion during stressful times.

Use Probios during:


  • Change in environment
  • Change in feed or diet
  • Birthing (freshening)
  • Shipping or receiving
  • Traveling
  • Kenneling
  • Veterinary visits
  • Hospitalization
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Vaccination
  • Intense training
  • Competition


Maintaining Healthy Digestion

Probiotics are ideal for use during birth, weaning, and traveling. They are beneficial after using antibiotics. They help maintain the natural good bacteria. When an animal’s bacteria becomes unbalanced it can cause stomach upset.  Probiotics help to maintain healthy digestion. They can also help with appetite during times of stress.  Helping to keep a normal appetite.

Ocala Breeders’ Feed & Supply carries Probios products.   If there is a particular product you are looking for let us know. We can order it for you.


Probios Products in Stock

  • 5lb Probios Equine Dispersable Powder
  • 240gm Equine Probios Dispersible Powder
  • 30CC Equine Probios Gel
  • 16oz Probios Peanut Butter Dog Chew

Our staff is knowledgeable and friendly. They strive to know each customer’s name and needs.  A commitment to customer service. We have a product line that meets the needs of our clients. Just a few examples of what makes OBFS your one-stop shop for your farm and pet needs.

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