Broiler aflatoxicosis with recovery after replacement of the contaminated diet.

Broiler chickens were fed a diet containing 2057 and 1323 micrograms/kg feed of aflatoxins B1 and B2, respectively, for 35 d. Effects of aflatoxins on growth, food consumption, efficiency of food utilisation and manifestations of aflatoxicosis were compared with control birds at the end of the feeding trial and at 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 d after replacing the… CONTINUE READING