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Nutriad concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey

Published on: 01/18/2017
Author/s : Nutriad, Radka Borutova

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that cause a toxic response (mycotoxicosis) when ingested by farm and companion animals. Fusarium, Aspergillus, and Penicillium are the most abundant moulds that produce these toxins. They contaminate human foods and animal feeds through fungal growth prior to and during harvest, or during (improper) storage (Bhatnagar et al., 2004...

Anand Srivastava
Area Manager- South Asia in Nutriad
Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Re: Nutriad concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
18/01/2017 | Very informative. Good job done.

Anand Srivastava
Carlos Piñeiro
Executive Director
Re: Nutriad concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
18/01/2017 |

Indeed a good job. congratulations!

I am particularly concerned on reproduction impact. Sometimes we see 'fuzzy' symptoms on gestation losses, low viability litters, splay leg, etc that do not match with management or health problems. We have seen that quite often mycotoxins are involved. So, we always consider this option in the reproductives audits we routinely run for customers and strongly recommend to do it.

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