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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Radka Borutnova

Radka Borutnova is product manager for Biomin’s Mycofix product line.

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Poultry feed and the control of fumonisins

Failure to deactivate fumonisins can lead to not only reduced production, but also higher mortality rates.
Poultry is known to be less sensitive to fumonisin exposure than pigs and horses, but this does not mean that birds are immune to the effects of this mycotoxin, or that its presence in feed does not impact on meat and egg production. The effects of fumonisin exposure were dramatically witnessed back in 1995, when two layer farms were seriously affected. 
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