Watch out for mouldy feed

Photo: Edward Mailyan
Photo: Edward Mailyan

Moulds can enter feed either during cultivation of the raw materials or during storage. They produce mycotoxins.

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The effects of mycotoxins in poultry feed depend on the specific mycotoxin or mycotoxins present, the level of contamination and the length of time the animal has been consuming the mycotoxin(s).

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