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Max Hawkins

Dr. Max Hawkins holds a doctorate in animal science from the University of Tennessee and currently serves as a nutritionist on the Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team.

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Mycotoxins

Harvest 2013: It’s quality, not just quantity, that counts

Multiple mycotoxins can compound the toxins effect on animal health and nutrient quality of the feed
According to the Harvest Analysis North America (HANA) survey conducted by Alltech, global animal health and nutrition company, more than 90 percent of corn silage yields and corn grain taken during the 2013 harvest tested positive for multiple mycotoxins. This article discusses the threat masked mycotoxins pose on efficient and safe feed production and offers grain storage tips.
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