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on February 17, 2023

Low mycotoxin levels cause necrotic enteritis in poultry

Current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines may not be enough.

Mycotoxins in corn and corn byproducts – even at low levels – can damage the poultry gut and predispose chickens to necrotic enteritis, revealed new research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) National Poultry Research Center.

“We are very concerned about gut health…

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