Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 16/02/2024Mycotoxins: Effects on animal productivity
The influence of mycotoxins on animal production is related to food consumption rejection, decreased protein synthesis, and reduced growth and feed conversion loss. The mechanism of action is related to their chemical structure and the animals'...
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 24/05/2022Mycotoxicosis in swine: which are the most important ones?
Mycotoxicosis is a major problem in swine production due to its presence in feed and pathogenic effects on the farm.
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 27/07/2021Mycotoxins in cow forage: What are their effects?
Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by fungi that contaminate forages. What effect do they have on cows?
Dra. Maria Soriano - 25/05/2021Prevention of Deoxynivalenol (DON) and liver damage
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi that cause enteritis and other toxic effects in animals once absorbed. The pathology caused by the ingestion of mycotoxins present in feed is named mycotoxicosis.
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 22/03/2021Effects of mycotoxins on animal production in Russia and Eastern Europe
Studies conducted during the last part of 2020, as well as predictions for the first quarter of 2021, show an increase in the prevalence of trichothecenes (T2) in feed, placing itself as the most prevalent mycotoxin 42% in Russia and Eastern Europe.
Dr. David Díez Arias - 8/05/2020Mycotoxin incidence in raw materials and feed in the swine industry
Situation in Southeast Asia. The pig industry in Southeast Asian countries has markedly increased in the past 20 years. The increase in population, as well as a moderate industrialization of the sector, have contributed to this growth, although,...