Mycotoxins in Dairy Cattle Technical Articles


Article published the January 7, 2021:

Mycotoxins and their Effects on Dairy Cattle

Mycotoxins are naturally occurring compounds produced by fungi growing on plants in the field or during storage.  Even though toxigenic molds may grow under a given set of environmental conditions, they do...
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Article published the December 28, 2020:

Mycotoxin Contamination in Wheat Harvested in the United Kingdom in 2020

The average level of total B-trichothecenes (1534 μg/kg) was the highest detected in the past five years and according to our risk assessment presents a medium risk to sensitive animals. Levels of ZEA, BZE...
Author/s :
 Julia dvorskaMargaux Lecolinet
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Article published the December 15, 2020:

Mycotoxin Contamination in Brazilian Corn harvested in 2020

Corn from the two 2020 harvests was found to have low to medium levels of five mycotoxins: AFB1, FB1, ZEA, DON and NIV (multiple mycotoxin contamination). The possible synergism, or additive effect of mycotox...
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 Julia dvorskaMargaux Lecolinet
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Article published the October 26, 2020:

Protecting animals from ingested mycotoxins

What should we do if we have implemented all 3 of the 4 steps of the Mycotoxin Management Program – Forecast Crop Contamination, Secure Storage and Screen finished feed – and still find a multiple m...
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 Julia dvorska
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Article published the August 11, 2020:

Multi-mycotoxins contamination exposes ruminant livestock to health and performance issue

Ruminants have a unique digestive physiology characterized by a pre-systemic fermentation and digestion of plant constituents such as cellulose by microorganisms comprising the ruminal flora. This particulari...
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Virginie Marquis
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Article published the June 18, 2020:

The Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Significantly Alters the Function and Metabolism of Bovine Kidney Epithelial Cells In Vitro

1. Introduction Bovine mycotoxicosis is a disorder most commonly caused by the ingestion of fungal toxins (mycotoxins) within feed. Though acute manifestations exist, bovine mycotoxicosis most frequently const...
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Jennifer Bailey
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Article published the April 28, 2020:

Food safety against milk mycotoxins: The guarantee through a natural and efficient solution

On the past two decades, diseases caused by food have been emerging as a major and growing public health and economic issue in many countries. Due to recent world crisis with some animal products,food safety is...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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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 ...
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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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