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Emerging mycotoxins: An emerging challenge?

February 24, 2023

Mycotoxins in livestock feed can severely impact health and production efficiency. By enhancing the quality of what animals consume, you can help unlock your farm’s profit potential. Learn more about closing the knowledge gap on emerging mycotoxins

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A Herd’s Efficiency Needs Optimal Forage

February 14, 2023

Proper storage is crucial to a herd’s efficiency. Mycotoxins in animal feed can impact animal health and performance. It’s important to use appropriate storage facilities, monitor feed for mycotoxin contamination, and prevent mycotoxin-related negative effects such as reduced feed intake and decreased reproductive performance.

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What is the mycotoxin risk from harvest 2022?

January 17, 2023

Over the past few months, Alltech field teams have been actively working with their customers and partners to assess what is the mycotoxin risk attached to new crop grains and forages coming out of harvest 2022. With harvest analysis programs being carried out across multiple regions globally, the results empower feed and livestock producers with the most up to date and timely insights as they consider their ingredient purchasing and animal nutrition decisions during the coming year.

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Mycotoxin explosion creating havoc on dairy farms right across Northern Ireland

December 19, 2022

One of the most significant challenges thrown up for dairy and beef farmers over recent months has been a direct consequence of the extremely high mycotoxin levels found in their silages.
Learn more in this example with Mark Lewis, who milks 135 pedigree Holstein cows near Tandragee, Co. Armagh. His Rosevale Farm herd is currently averaging 12,000 litres at 4.15% butterfat and 3.25% protein. The cows are calving year-round and are milked courtesy of two robots installed in August 2020.

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Indian livestock producers facing corn quality challenges

December 16, 2022

A year that promised so much for Indian corn producers turned out much the opposite when crops began being harvested. Fertiliser shortages, adverse weather conditions and pest damage all played a role in driving down the yield and quality of both the earlier and later harvests (Rabi and Kharif).

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The evolution of mycotoxin control

November 04, 2022

Although fungi and mycotoxins are likely to have been present since humanity first began to cultivate crops around 10,000 years ago, it is only in the last few decades that researchers have truly sought to understand these toxic compounds, both from an impact and control perspective in the feed and food chain. Where has our mycotoxin research taken us so far, and where could it take us in the future?

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Enhancing broiler productivity and environmental sustainability

September 26, 2022

As the livestock industry tries to limit its environmental footprint, increasing evidence points to the role that nutritional solutions can play in meeting both environmental and performance targets.

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Manage mycotoxin risk in lower quality ingredients

August 17, 2022

Are feed and livestock producers powerless when managing the potential risks from mycotoxins when using lower-quality grains or byproducts? They do not have to be, and although mycotoxins cannot be eliminated completely, some steps can be taken that can help to mitigate the mycotoxin challenge. Learn more about managing the mycotoxin risk.

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