The effect of Saccharomyces cerevisiae additive to cattle ration on milk yield of dairy cows

Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica

View Publication Info
Field Value
Title The effect of Saccharomyces cerevisiae additive to cattle ration on milk yield of dairy cows
Creator Imrich, Ivan
Čopík, Štefan
Mlyneková, Eva
Mlynek, Juraj
Haščík, Peter
Kanka, Tomáš
Description Article Details: Received: 2020-10-06 | Accepted: 2020-11-27 | Available online: 2021-01-31 research aimed to evaluate the effect of live yeast additive to cattle ration on milk yield of dairy cows. The research was conducted on a dairy farm, on a sample of 265 dairy cows during winter. The dairy cows were fed with a feed containing live yeast of Saccharomyces cerevisiae species (CNCM I-1077). The dosage was 2.1010 Milk yield and the components of milk were monitored for a three-month-long period – starting one month before the supplementation of yeast to feed and ending two months after. The addition of live yeast to cattle ration had a significant positive impact already in the first month on milk yield (+1.25, and the amount of fat (+0.055, protein (+0.057, lactose (+0.056 and milk solids (+0.170 contained in milk (p<0.001). The general conclusion of the experiment is, that the Saccharomyces cerevisiae additive had an apparent positive impact on milk yield and milk components.Keywords: dairy cows, live yeast, milk yieldReferencesAl Ibrahim, R. M. et al. (2010). The effect of body condition score at calving and supplementation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae on milk production, metabolic status, and rumen fermentation of dairy cows in early lactation. Journal of Dairy Science, 93(11), 5318–5328., A., Iglesias, C. & Devant, M. (2007). Daily rumen pH pattern of loose-housed dairy cattle as affected by feeding pattern and live yeast supplementation. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 136(1-2), 146–153., D. E. & Griinari, J. M. (2001). Regulation and nutritional manipulation of low milk fat: Low fat milk syndrome. Livestock Production Science, 70(1-2), 15–29., R. G. S. et al. (2009). Effect of feeding Saccharomyces cerevisiae on performance of dairy cows during summer heat stress. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 150(3-4), 175–186., M., Hume, I. D. & Hummel, J. (2010). Evolutionary adaptations of ruminants and their potential relevance for modern production systems. Animal, 4(7), 979-992. Ondarza, M. B. et al. (2010). Case study: Multiple-study analysis of the effect of live yeast on milk yield, milk component content and yield and feed efficiency. The Professional Animal Science, 26(6), 661–666., M. et al. (2009). Meta-analysis of the influence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae supplementation on ruminal parameters and milk production of ruminants. Journal of Dairy Science, 92(4), 1620–1632., T. J. & Chevaux, E. (2014). Modification of the feeding behavior of dairy cows through live yeast supplementation. Journal of Dairy Science, 97(10), 6499–6510., J. et al. (2008). Differences in fecal particle size between free-ranging and captive individuals of two browser species. Zoo Biology, 27(1), 70-77., F., Walker, N. D. & Bach, A. (2008). Effects of active dry yeasts on the rumen microbial ecosystem: Past, present and future. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 145(1-4), 5–26., N. J. et al. (2005). Effect of pH and oxygen on conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) production by mixed rumen bacteria from cows fed high concentrate and high forage diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 123–124(2), 643–653., J. P. et al. (2008). How does live yeast differ from sodium bicarbonate to stabilize ruminal pH in high-yielding dairy cows? Journal of Dairy Science, 91(9), 3528–3535., R. S. et al. (2010). Effect of feeding live yeast on performance of Holstein cows during summer. Journal of Dairy Science, 93(E-Suppl. 1), 432.Moallem, U. et al. (2009). The effects of live yeast supplementation to dairy cows during the hot season on production, feed efficiency, and digestibility. Journal of Dairy Science, 92(1), 343–351., C. J., Wallace, R. J. & McIntosh, F. M. (1996). Mode of action of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a feed additive for ruminants. British Journal of Nutrition, 76(2), 249–261., M. C. et al. (2020). Effects of feeding live yeast at 2 dosages on performance and feeding behavior of dairy cows under heat stress. Journal of Dairy Science, 103(1), 325–339., G. G. S. et al. (2015). Response of lactating cows to live yeast supplementation during summer. Journal of Dairy Science, 98(6), 4062–4073.
Publisher Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica
Contributor KEGA No. 039SPU-4/2019
Date 2021-02-02
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Source Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica; Vol 24 (2021): Problems and Risks of Animal Production::Invited Editor: prof. Ing. Marko Halo, PhD.
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica

Contact Us

The PKP Index is an initiative of the Public Knowledge Project.

For PKP Publishing Services please use the PKP|PS contact form.

For support with PKP software we encourage users to consult our wiki for documentation and search our support forums.

For any other correspondence feel free to contact us using the PKP contact form.

Find Us


Copyright © 2015-2018 Simon Fraser University Library