Pediococcus acidilactici is a species of Gram positive coccus that is often found in pairs or tetrads. Pediococcus acidilactici is a homo-fermentative bacterium that can grow in a wide range of pH, temperature and osmotic pressure, therefore being able to colonize the digestive tract.
Benefits of Pediococcus acidilacticii
- Increases the Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR)
- Used as silage inoculant
- Ability to grow at a broad range of pH and temperature