S. cerevisiae cells are eukaryotic microbe having an round to ovoid shaped with a diameter of 5–10 μm belonging to fungi kingdom. Most often it is found in areas where fermentation occurs and it reproduces by a division process known as budding. Natural strains of the yeast have been found on the surfaces of plants, the gastrointestinal tracts and body surfaces of warm-blooded animals, soils and even in aquatic environments.
Benefits of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae:
- - Higher body weight gain.
- - Better FCR.
- - Digestibility.
- - Palatability.
- - Reduction of the duration and severity of postweaning diarrhea caused by enterotoxigenic escherichia coli.
- - Improved yields of milk and milk components in heat stressed cows.
- - Stabilizes the rumen pH.
- - Used as a beneficial feed additive in diet.