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Poultry Health & Disease / Mycotoxins / Broiler Husbandry / Animal Feed Safety
on March 1, 2017

11 mycotoxin survey lessons to reduce poultry feed risks

A decade-long mycotoxin survey has revealed which fungal species present the major potential risks in poultry feed, and how contamination can vary according to geography and climatic conditions.

The presence of toxic fungal metabolites has long been associated with impaired health and performance in poultry flocks. However, several specific lessons for the poultry industry have emerged after analysis of a decade of worldwide mycotoxin occurrence data.

1. Much of the risk to broilers and laying hens comes from…

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