5 numbers that will make you consider adding binders to fattening pigs feed

Published on: 11/10/2014
Author/s : Cao Hongwei (Plusvet)

  We summarize the impact of mycotoxin contamination on the productivity of fattening pigs in 5 relevant data Nowadays, the use of mycotoxins binders in sow feed is a common practice in the farms, because the negative effects of mycotoxins are very visible, in the form of alterations of the reproductive cycle and defects in the quality and quantity of piglets. In fattening pigs, the situat...

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John French John French
Animal Nutritionist
November 10, 2014
I would like to suggest that you use more up to date data for your estimation of what percentage of cereals are contaminated with mycotoxins. Alltech has been doing a lot of research in this field and the figure is above 90%.
Noni Mammatt Noni Mammatt
Pig farmer
November 10, 2014
Not only is the loss of weight due to Aflotoxins/Mycotoxins there are also loss of unborn piglets, deaths of sows. feed refusal We have had first hand experience with this in 2014 and it has been very devastating. There is no information in Australia about this so getting information from international sources is the only other option.
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