Publication - Reducing mycotoxins in animal feeds
Title in English
Reducing mycotoxins in animal feeds
Summary in English
Mycotoxins are toxic chemicals produced by molds. In Canada, the mycotoxins of primary importance are Zearalenone, group of related chemicals called trichothecenes (including vomitoxin, T_2 toxin, and HT-2 toxin), ochratoxin, and ergot alkaloids1. A brief description of the toxic effects of mycotoxins is presented in table 1. Aflatoxin grains grown in southern climates.