Aflatoxin Delivers Knock-out Punch to Calves

Posted on November 13, 2012 in Starting Strong - Calf Care
Molds – more specifically the mycotoxins they produce – can have a significant impact on dairy cattle performance, especially in young calves. That’s because rumen microorganisms in adult dairy cattle act to break down certain mycotoxins, making them less harmful to the animal. Young calves with undeveloped rumens don’t have that line of protection. This