What are the benefits of Brewer's Yeast in Fruit Fly Media?

Brewer’s Yeast (dried Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a great source of B-vitamins, protein, omega fatty acids, antioxidants, and trace minerals. The proteins present in brewer’s yeast are highly digestible, and a great source of vital amino acids. Brewer’s Yeast is also a great source of energy. At Josh’s Frogs, we use brewer’s yeast as a source of nutrition and protein for our world famous fruit fly media.

Typical Analysis of Josh’s Frogs Brewer’s Yeast
Crude Protein……………………………….40.0%
Crude Fat………………………………………..1.5%
Crude Fiber…………………………………….1.0%
Ash…………………………………………………5.5%
Moisture………………………………………….6.0%
M.E. (Calculated)……………….1,423 Kcal/lb

Josh’s Frogs Brewer’s Yeast is manufactured by Brewtech at a facility dedicated to drying brewer’s yeast in such a way that the maximum amount of nutrition is preserved intact. This process leads to the creation of an extremely nutritious brewer’s yeast that retains the fresh yeast smell and taste. Josh’s Frogs Brewer’s Yeast is research proven, providing nutritional, palatability, and digestibility enhancement to animal feeds. Josh’s Frogs Brewer’s Yeast is guaranteed to be free of any antibiotics.

Brewer’s Yeast in Fruit Fly Media

Josh’s Frogs Brewer’s Yeast is one of the most important additives to fruit fly media. Brewer’s Yeast’s high nutritional content and extra protein result in healthy, booming, nutritious fruit fly cultures. Josh’s Frogs strongly recommends the addition of brewer’s yeast to any fruit fly media. Josh’s Frogs is the largest producer of 32oz Fruit Fly Cultures in the world, shipping out over 30,000 cultures last year. We know what we’re talking about!

Generally, most fruit fly media recipes call for about 1 cup of brewer’s yeast per 1 cups of other dry ingredients. Brewer’s yeast is a vital step to a successful fruit fly culture, so it’s vital!Drosophila hydei fruit flies especially need the added protein brewer’s yeast presents.

Brewer’s Yeast as a Food Additive for Your Pets

Brewer’s Yeast also has it’s uses in other animal feeds. Brewer’s Yeast is great for the skin and coats of dogs and cats. Regular addition of Brewer’s Yeast to the diet of a dog or cat also can drastically reduce shedding. Brewer’s Yeast also enhances the immune system, and helps the animal deal with stress by providing B vitamins. Please keep in mind that too much brewer’s yeast can cause bloating in dogs, cats, and other animals – this is a serious condition, and a vet should be consulted to establish the proper amount of brewer’s yeast to feed your pet.

Brewer’s Yeast as Flea/Tick Control

Additionally, Brewer’s Yeast naturally repels fleas when consumed on a regular basis. Brewer’s Yeast should be fed daily in small quantities. It can take up to a month for the effect of brewer’s yeast to become apparent, but it is a great form of effective, natural flea and tick control.

Brewer’s Yeast can also be an effective flea preventative by mixing ¼ cup of Brewer’s Yeast with 1 quart of water, and spraying the animal’s coat daily. This will not kill eggs, but will repel any adult fleas. It will also result in a shiny, smooth coat. This treatment can also be used to treat dry skin.

External Links

eHow.com – brewer’s yeast for cats

eHow.com – brewer’s yeast for dogs

vetInfo.com – benefits of brewer’s yeast for dogs

University of Maryland Medical Center – explanation of the various nutrients in brewer’s yeast, and their benefits

WebMD Brewer’s Yeast Article – explains what brewer’s yeast is, and the benefits

 

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