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Don’t Forget About Aflatoxin B1!

Commonly known as field mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is causing some buzz across North America. as the well-known toxins.

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Alltech Opens State-of-the-Art Mycotoxin Laboratory in Europe

Alltech opens state-of-the-art mycotoxin laboratory in Europe Mycotoxin contamination in feed continues to be an ever-present risk. According to our 2015 European Grains and Forage Harvest Analysis, dairy and beef cattle are at high risk for mycotoxin exposure. Inconsistent weather conditions during the summer of 2015 increased the risk for mycotoxin contamination, leading to irregularities […]

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Pig and poultry diets: ddgs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

Pig and poultry diets: ddgs may be door to mycotoxin exposure Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production. A byproduct of ethanol production, distiller’s dried grains (DDGs), have become […]

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Should North American farmers be worried about type a making it’s way into their tmr?

Should North American farmers be worried about type a making it’s way into their tmr? If dairy producers thought their corn silage quality was top notch when they packed it away after the 2015 harvest, they may want to check again. Since Alltech’s North America Harvest Analysis in December, additional testing through the Alltech 37+® mycotoxin […]

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Increased silage spoilage risk from field aftermaths in the uk

Increased silage spoilage risk from field aftermaths in the uk UK dairy farmers are advised to remove aftermath from silage fields or run the risk of significant aerobic spoilage in the conserved forage they make this year. “Once again the UK winter has been extremely mild and grass has just kept growing,” says forage consultant […]

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Alltech 2015 harvest analysis: test before feeding cattle

Alltech 2015 harvest analysis: test before feeding cattle Inconsistent weather patterns this past summer wreaked havoc on the 2015 North America crop, producing irregularities in plant growth and now putting dairy and beef cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure, according to Alltech’s North America Harvest Analysis. The annual study surveyed 116 North American corn […]

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Uk vets urged to be alert to growing mycotoxin threat to cattle health

Uk vets urged to be alert to growing mycotoxin threat to cattle health UK cattle producers need to plan for an on-going struggle with feed-borne mycotoxins, but vets are well placed to help farmers understand and mitigate the negative impact on animal health. Speaking to cattle vets in the UK earlier this month at a […]

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Alltech 2015 european harvest analysis confirms swine and poultry feed at risk from mycotoxins

Variations in spring weather conditions across Europe had a prevalent impact on the 2015 European crop

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