A mycotoxin classified as a type B trichothecence produced by certain Fusarium moulds. Causes vomiting and feed refusal in swine, is tolerated to an extent in cattle (if silage mycotoxins are absent) and causes reduced feed intake and immunity in poultry. Can be found in a range of crops, including wheat, maize and barley.
A mycotoxin classified as a type A trichothecence produced by many Fusarium moulds. DAS is largely degraded by cattle with a well functioning rumen but is toxic to poultry, causing upper digestive tract lesions. Can be found in a range of crops.