Megasphaera elsdenii is the most important lactic acid utilizing microorganism in the rumen of beef and dairy cattle adapted to high-concentrate diets.

To learn more about Megasphaera elsdenii and associated research, download the articles below:

Effect of antimicrobials on Megasphaera elsdenii

Read about the effect of common antimicrobial agents on the growth and metabolism of Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125, a lactate utilising probiotic for ruminants.

Ability of Megasphaera elsdenii to prevent lactic acid buildup

Capability of Megasphaera elsdenii strain NCIMB 41125 and other probiotics to prevent accumulation of lactic acid in a rumen model.

Rumen Fermentation and Microbiology

Ruminal parameters of cattle drenched with a placebo or live cultures of Megasphaera elsdenii