Tips for feeding and storing corn infected with aflatoxin

November 2012
California Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 295 Issue 11, pBP8
The article offers suggestions for feeding and storing aflatoxin-affected corn. According to Travis Meteer, a beef educator, aflatoxin can also be found in dried distillers grains with solubles produced from infected corn and also informs that cattle can tolerate more mycotoxins than other livestock. He also warns that feeding mycotoxin levels above legal limits can cause problems for livestock including reduced performance, immunosuppression and liver damages. INSET: More information available online.


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