Multi-mycotoxin occurrence in dairy cattle and poultry feeds and feed ingredients from Machakos Town, Kenya

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Mycotoxins are common in grains in sub-Saharan Africa and negatively impact human and animal health and production. This study assessed occurrences of mycotoxins, some plant, and bacterial metabolites in 16 dairy and 27 poultry feeds, and 24 feed ingredients from Machakos town, Kenya, in February and August 2019.

Photo credit: Close-up of Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus, producer of aflatoxins in corn used for food and animal feed (KOOKLE/Shutterstock).

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