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The EquiOtic™ line of immunoprobiotics is the result of vast amounts of research.  Much of it independent from BlueGrass Equine Products.  Below are sites and papers for you to read and make your own decision.  We believe that EquiOtic™ is the best direct fed microbial available today on the market.  Read what information is behind our products.  Who else would give you this kind of information?

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Research Article:

Salmonella Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Strains of Enterolactobacillus

Species Isolated from the Gastrointestinal Tract of the Horse

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Research Article:

Evaluation of Host-Specific Lactobacillus Probiotic in Neonatal Foals

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