Mycotoxin contaminated Feeds
Forum: Dealing with Mycotoxin-contaminated Feeds at Feeding Time
Alvaro Garcia, Extension dairy specialist and Robert Thaler, Extension swine specialist (South Dakota State University)
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 grains are not available locally and farm finances do not allow for substitution of home-harvested grain with purchased grain. When grains or feeds test positive for mycotoxins, there are se...