News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Paula Kovalsky

Paula Kovalsky is product manager Mycofix, Biomin Holding GmbH



El impacto del DON en el intestino de las aves

El alimento balanceado contaminado con deoxinivalenol puede llevar a una reducción del consumo de alimento y a que las aves sean más susceptibles enfermedades.
Las micotoxinas son contaminantes fúngicos que se encuentran en todos los tipos de materias primas destinadas a alimentos de consumo animal, pero, si el intestino de los pollos o gallinas se expone a altas concentraciones de estas toxinas, se puede poner en riesgo el desempeño de las parvadas y puede haber pérdidas económicas importantes para los avicultores.
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Impact of DON on the poultry gut

Deoxynivalenol-contaminated feed can lead to reduced feed intake and make poultry more susceptible to disease.
Mycotoxins are fungal contaminants found in all kinds of commodities intended for food and feed. If the intestine of broilers or layers becomes exposed to high concentrations of these toxins after ingestion of contaminated feed, the performance of flocks can be compromised and economic losses for poultry producers significant.
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How do mycotoxins affect feed quality worldwide?

Tracking mycotoxins levels by country and their influence on animal production
It is not surprising mycotoxins continue to be found at high levels once again in the 2013 grains harvest. As worldwide demand for animal-based products continues to grow, demand for high-quality feed will also increase. Despite increasing awareness of the problems caused by mycotoxins, the impact that these toxic substances have on the animal industry has not yet been fully understood.
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