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Mycotoxin risk from 2021 global grain production

January 27, 2022

Grain represents a significant portion of the mycotoxin risk to livestock performance, reproduction and health.

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Reaping the rewards from data

November 24, 2021

In recent years, the increased awareness of mycotoxins globally has led to progress in many areas. Perhaps most fundamentally, the increased attention has driven more research into the impact of mycotoxins on animal performance, including the generation of meta-analyses for certain species.

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Are low levels of mycotoxins dangerous to your livestock?

October 11, 2021

Significant effects of low mycotoxin concentrations can be observed on the immunity and antioxidant systems, which often remain undetected.

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Utilizing crop storage technology to reduce mycotoxin threat

September 07, 2021

However, the last few years have brought new mycotoxin control technologies that are underutilized in our grain storage bins. But, incorporating them at each step of the grain handling process can provide valuable assistance in controlling mycotoxins in animal feed.

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10 warning signs of mycotoxins in your dairy herd

August 05, 2021

Ever-present in the farm environment, mycotoxins are a potential threat to even the best-run dairy operations.

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Taking the mystery out of mycotoxins

July 08, 2021

The digitization of agriculture is being viewed more and more as one of the key ways the sector can meet some of the pressing challenges surrounding animal welfare, food safety and environmental sustainability.

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Recognising the warning signs of mycotoxins in pigs

June 15, 2021

Pigs are particularly susceptible to the risk posed by mycotoxins. Ingestion of contaminated feed may impair a pig’s cellular and tissue integrity, leading to an unhealthy imbalance of different physiological systems. These cause organ malfunction that results in depressed pig performance, decreased immunity and reduced health status.

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Gut health and mycotoxins: What do we know so far?

May 24, 2021

The gastrointestinal tract represents the first barrier against ingested chemicals, feed contaminants and natural toxins. Following ingestion of mycotoxin-contaminated feed, intestinal epithelial cells can be exposed to high concentrations of toxins.

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