Mycotoxicoses in poultry: an overview from the Asia-Pacific region

Published on: 12/05/2010
Author/s : H.V.L.N. SWAMY - Alltech Inc.

IntroductionAnti-nutritional factors depress nutrient quality of the feed and hence the health and performance of poultry. Mycotoxins are one such anti-nutritional factor present in feed ingredients and complete feed. They are the secondary toxic metabolites produced by various genera of fungi. Fungi that produce mycotoxins of major significance in the poultry industry include Aspergillus, Fusariu...

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December 6, 2010
Excellent matter stated by the author especially about co-occurrence of mycotoxins...really it is a big problem,small feed manufacturers still analysing the samples for only Aflatoxins ignoring the other toxins due to the costly analytical procedures.
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