Mycotoxins in Dairy Cattle News
News published on October 2, 2015:
Mycotoxins, often one of the most neglected considerations in ruminant diets, should be a major animal health and welfare concern in modern animal husbandry, according to one leading researcher and veterinarian...
News published on May 11, 2015:
Dairy and beef producers should keep a watchful eye over the remaining 2014 crop in their bins as both corn silage and total mixed rations (TMR) are now trending at high risk for mycotoxin contamination, accord...
News published on February 27, 2015:
When transitioning cattle from ranch to rail, feed intake of a nutrient-dense diet is of utmost importance. Research indicates only 20 percent of cattle will eat on the day of arrival to the feedyard and by day...
News published on February 1, 2012:
Mycotoxins are well-known for their effects on monogastric animals. But ruminants, until recently, were considered as "protected" through the detoxification action of rumen flora.
However, recent scientif...
News published on November 6, 2007:
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship started screening milk for aflatoxin on Nov. 1. In a memo to dairy producers in northwest and southwest Iowa, ag secretary Bill Northey said that severe w...