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The impact of mycotoxins on animal health
March 23, 2020
The impact of mycotoxins on animal health Author: Dr. Alexandra Weaver, Alltech Mycotoxin Management Mycotoxins are a common concern for feed quality and animal safety worldwide. Mycotoxins can exert their effects on animals in many ways: change feeding behavior, reduce growth and efficiency, alter intestinal structure or function, damage internal organs, affect endocrine system signaling […]
Mycotoxins seldom occur in isolation. It is not uncommon to find multiple mycotoxins in finished feed and this allows for interactions between them, which leads to synergistic or additive effects in the ruminant animal.