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Table 1 Showing effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast (SCY) products in calves performance

From: Review: Utilization of yeast of Saccharomyces cerevisiae origin in artificially raised calves

S/No Study No. of Calves Period, d Parameters
ADG1 DMI2, kg FE3
CON SC1 SC2 CON SC1 SC2 CON SC1 SC2
1 Lesmeister, et al. [35] 75 0–35 0.38 0.36 0.42 0.28 0.29 0.32 2.73 2.90 2.71
35–42 0.74a 0.92b 0.94b 1.33a 1.42ab 1.54b 2.33 1.95 1.67
0–42 0.44a 0.44ab 0.51b 0.48a 0.51ab 0.56b 2.25 2.25 2.00
2 Galvao et al. [32] 52 5–42 0.30 0.47   0.44a 0.68b   0.27a 0.40b  
43–84 0.91 1.04 2.19a 2.58b 0.43 0.43
3 Quigley, et al. [34] 42 1–42 0.18 0.17   0.21 0.24   0.30 0.27  
43–84 0.48 0.51   1.47 1.52   0.31 0.32  
1–84 0.33 0.43   0.84 0.88   0.30 0.30  
4 Magalhães, et al. [41] 512 4–28 0.23 0.20   0.15 0.13   1.50 1.22  
29–70 0.78 0.77 1.43 1.41 0.56 0.57
4–70 / / 0.92 0.90 / /
5 Panda et al. [39] 12 1–91 0.34a 0.48b   512 581   3.12a 2.49b  
6 Harris, et al. [26] 60 0–35 0.48a 0.48a 0.58b 0.18a 0.22ab 0.25b  
7 Hill, et al. [44] 116 3–63 0.51 0.54   0.86 0.81   0.70 0.66  
8 Zhou4 et al. [45] 18 1–63 0.31a 0.52ab 0.66b 1.01 0.95 1.01    
9 Seymour, et al. [38] 42 1–46 0.46 0.43   1.04 0.97   2.48 2.55  
10 Brewer5 et al. [25] 40 0–14 5.3 5.5   / /   / /  
15–35 10.9a 17.4b / / / /
0–35 16.7a 23.8b / / / /
11 Yan et al. [53] 12 1–60 0.52a 0.66b   0.95a 1.08b   / /  
12 Hučko, et al. [37] 30 4–56 0.384 0.381   0.61 0.62   2.63 2.96  
13 Hoseinabadi6, et al. [80] 30 13–65 0.67 0.67 0.65 1.22a 1.00b 1.15ab 0.39 0.44 0.41
14 Pinos-Rodriguez, et al. [33] 16 4–60 / /   0.84a 0.91b   3.46 3.51  
15 Huuskonen and Pesonen [36] 40 20–75 0.82 0.76   0.69 0.67   3.26 2.21  
16 Kaldmäe, et al. [87] 20 6–35 0.38 0.35   1.25 1.22   3.26 3.51  
36–65 0.99 1.03   2.29 2.33   2.30 2.25  
6–65 0.69 0.69   / /   / /  
  1. CON Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast (SCY) in milk or starter, SC1 Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast (SCY) at level 1 unless stated otherwise, SC2 Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast (SCY) at level 2 unless stated otherwise
  2. a,bSignificantly different (P < 0.05)
  3. ADG 1 Average Daily Gain
  4. DMI 2 Dry Matter Intake
  5. FE 3 Feed Efficiency (DMI/ADG; DMI does not include milk or milk replacer intake)
  6. Zhou4 included CON, Starter + hay and Starter + SCY respectively
  7. Brewer5 instead of ADG he reported the total body weight gain
  8. Hoseinabadi6 included CON, SCY in starter and SCY in milk, respectively