Effects of fumonisin-contaminated corn screenings on growth and health of feeder calves.

@article{Osweiler1993EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of fumonisin-contaminated corn screenings on growth and health of feeder calves.},
  author={Gary D. Osweiler and Marcus E. Kehrli and Judith R Stabel and John R. Thurston and Paul F. Ross and Terrance Wilson},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1993},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={459-66}
}
Fumonisins are myocotoxins produced by Fusarium moniliforme and F. proliferatum, common molds of corn in North America. The toxin is at especially high concentrations in corn screenings. Fumonisins are toxic to swine and horses, but effects of these toxins in cattle have not been evaluated. This experiment was conducted to determine the effects in cattle of feeding fumonisins at levels known to be toxic to swine and horses. A total of 18 crossbred feeder calves were fed diets containing… CONTINUE READING
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