Why mycotoxin removal in dairy feed isn’t enough

Why mycotoxin removal in dairy feed isn’t enough

The balance between energy and protein in dairy rations influences the nutrient supply and accretion. (Vladimir Zapletin | iStock.com)

The best response to a mycotoxin challenge includes repairing GI tract damage.

“Mitigating mycotoxins starts in the field with variety selection, anti-fungal treatments and other crop management strategies,” says Stephanie Ward, North Carolina State University assistant professor of animal science and extension dairy specialist.