Mycotoxins in Dairy Cattle Technical Articles


Article published the July 12, 2019:

Effect of Mycotoxin on Reproductive Performance in Dairy Cattle

INTRODUCTION Mycotoxin contaminations pose growing problem in animal production from the economic and toxicological point of view (Marczuk et al., 2012). The adverse effects of mycotoxins manifest both on the ...
Author/s :
T. Ghattas
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Article published the October 5, 2017:

Don’t let mycotoxins intercept your profits

Since mycotoxins were first identified in the 1960s, there has been an increased focus on contaminated feed due to global trading, increased monitoring and technology, changing agricultural practices, unexpecte...
Author/s :
Nicholas Adams
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Article published the August 17, 2017:

Aflatoxin and Vomitoxin Contribution of Individual Feedstuffs to the Dairy Cow Diet

When addressing mycotoxin issues the fact that multiple ingredients make up a dairy cattle diet can be viewed both positively and negatively. Multiple feeds dilute the toxins from any given feed, resulting in a...
Author/s :
Alvaro Garcia
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Article published the December 2, 2016:

Estimation of Multi-Mycotoxin Contamination in South African Compound Feeds

1. Introduction Mycotoxins are a class of low molecular weight compounds that are produced by toxigenic strains of moulds that infect food and feed commodities. They can cause serious animal health related pr...
Author/s :
Mike DuttonPatrick NjobehPer Häggblom
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Article published the April 29, 2016:

Pancosma & Associates’ 2015 survey: threat of multi-mycotoxin contamination

Pancosma & Associates released its annual mycotoxin survey, in partnership with Labocea, covering 1740 raw material and animal feed samples, evaluating the risk posed to livestock animals by 46 different my...
Author/s :
Clementine Oguey Sandrine Durox
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Article published the May 18, 2015:

Dairy producers robbed by mycotoxins every day

The contamination of animal feed with mycotoxins is a worldwide problem in animal production. The complex diet of ruminants, consisting of forages, concentrates, and silages, can be a source of diverse mixtures...
Author/s :
Radka Borutova
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Article published the March 27, 2015:

Mycotoxins, the digestive tract and immunity in ruminants

IntroductionThe FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, has estimated that as much as 25% of the world’s grain supply is affected by mycotoxins (CAST, 1989). The presence of myc...
Author/s :
Randy Asher
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Article published the August 27, 2012:

Performance of dairy cows facing suspected mycotoxin problems

Mycotoxins are well known for their effects on monogastric animals. Ruminants, until recently, were considered 'protected' against this problem through the detoxification action of rumen flora. However, due to ...
Author/s :
Erwan Leroux
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Article published the August 9, 2012:

Dealing with Mycotoxin-contaminated Feeds at Feeding Time

Under ideal conditions, livestock should be fed grains and byproducts that are "clean" (i.e., free of fungi and/or mycotoxins). Although feeding clean grains and byproducts is ideal, there are times when clean ...
Author/s :
Alvaro GarciaRobert Thaler
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Article published the July 30, 2012:

Mycotoxin Effects in Dairy Cattle

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi. When ingested by livestock, mycotoxins can cause production losses, ill thrift and reduced disease resistance. Initially the effects of mycotoxins may go ...
Author/s :
Dr. Lon Whitlow
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