Mycotoxin Resource List

Due to scattered but widespread reports of mycotoxins in several crops commonly used as dairy feedstuffs, DairyBusiness Communications has compiled a Mycotoxin Resource List for dairy farmers. Check back for updates.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/FoodborneIllness/FoodborneIllnessFoodbornePathogensNaturalToxins/BadBugBook/ucm071020.htm

“Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook.”

Center for Veterinary Medicine

http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/Products/AnimalFoodFeeds/Contaminants/ucm050974.htm

Mycotoxins in Feeds: Center for Veterinary Medicine’s Perspective

Michael H. Henry, Ph.D.

Division of Animal Feeds

Center for Veterinary Medicine

Cornell University

http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxicagents/aflatoxin/aflatoxin.html

“AFLATOXINS : Occurrence and Health Risks.” Cornell University.

Michigan Dairy Review

www.msu.edu/~mdr

Articles

Mycotoxin Analysis Labs

Pictures of Corn Molds

Mold_High Moisture Corn 1992

Agronomics of Molds and Toxins in HM Corn & Silage

MF2061 Mycotoxins in Feed Grains & Ingredients

Use of Feed Contaminated with Fungal (Mold) Toxins (Mycotoxins)

Mycotoxins in Dairy Cattle: Occurence, Toxicity, Prevention & Treatment

Mycotoxin Contamination in Silages

Screening for Mycotoxins in Silage

Effects of Mycotoxins on Ruminal Bacteria and Animal Performance

Laboratories for mycotoxin testing in dairy feeds

www.msu.edu/~mdr/Myco_Analysis_Labs.pdf

Minnesota

www.extension.umn.edu/LateHarvest

Articles

Mold in dairy feed: Ten things to think about

Corn quality challenges effects on dairy cattle, fall harvest 2009

Mold and mycotoxin issues in dairy cattle: Effects, prevention and treatment — eXtension.org

Dairy cattle feeding issues with high-moisture corn, snaplage and dry shelled corn — University of Wisconsin

Handling moldy feed

Fungal growth on corn (“moldy corn”) in Minnesota in fall 2009

Mold in corn update from the SWROC

Steps to take when mold is present in corn — Pioneer

Molds and mycotoxins show up in corn — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2009 corn quality issues: Field molds — Iowa State University Extension

Open crop insurance claim if corn mold is suspected

Illinois

http://www.livestocktrail.uiuc.edu/dairynet

A webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, Noon to 1 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/842673729 to register for this session.

Iowa

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dairyteam

http://vetmed.iastate.edu/diagnostic-lab/diagnostic-services/diagnostic-sections/chemistry-/-toxicology/mycotoxins

Nebraska

http://nebraskadairy.unl.edu/index.html

Articles

Understanding Mycotoxins

Use of Feed Contaminated with Mycotoxins

Mycotoxin: Effect, Prevention, Treatment

Sampling for Mycotoxins

Mycotoxin Testing Laboratories

Florida

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/DS152

Articles

The Problems of Mycotoxins in Dairy Cattle Rations

Selected Laboratories for Mycotoxins


Kentucky

http://www.uky.edu/Ag/AnimalSciences/dairy/dairypub.html

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/livestock/dairy/

Missouri

http://www.agebb.missouri.edu/dairy/

George Rottinghaus, DVM, University of Missouri, E-mail: RottinghausG@missouri.edu

North Carolina

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/dairy/nutrition.htm

Ohio

http://dairy.osu.edu/resource/feed/feedmgt.html

Pennsylvania

http://www.das.psu.edu/research-extension/dairy/nutrition

Articles

Mycotoxins in Forages: Potential Sources of Contamination to Lactating Dairy Cattle

Mycotoxins: Managing a Unique Obstacle to Successful Dairy Production

Virginia

http://www.dasc.vt.edu/links.html

Wisconsin

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/dairynutrition/

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/Mycotoxins.htm

Articles

Feed molds and mycotoxins

2009-2010 Dairy Cattle Feeding Issues with High-Moisture Corn, Snaplage and Dry Shelled Corn

Agronomic Considerations for Molds and Mycotoxins in Corn Silage

EXTENSION

http://www.extension.org/dairy cattle

Articles

Mold and Mycotoxin Issues in Dairy Cattle: Effects, Prevention and Treatment

Mycotoxin Effects

Safe Levels of Mycotoxins

Toxicity of Individual Mycotoxins

Forage Mycotoxins

Mycotoxin Testing

Mycotoxin Binders

Binder evaluations and concerns

NOVUS

http://www.dairybalance.com/WhattheExpertsSay/MycotoxinsinSilage.aspx

Mycotoxins in Silage Cause Multiple Effects in Dairy Cattle Including Oxidative Stress

Anti Caking Agents

Stephanie Gable, Ruminant Marketing Manager, Novus International, E-mail: Stephanie.Gable@novusint.com, Phone:  314-576-8886

Alltech

http://www.knowmycotoxins.com/

Articles available in multiple languages

‘Practical Tips on The Prevention of Mycotoxicoses’

‘Understanding Mycotoxins’

‘Mycotoxins: Still many lessons to learn’

‘Mycotoxins and Distillers Grains’

‘Mycotoxins and Immunity’

‘Mycotoxins, the digestive tract and immunity in ruminants’

‘Mold and Mycotoxin Testing’


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