High mycotoxin levels found in 2016 Canada grain harvest

More than 80% of TMR samples contained type B trichothecenes and half contained fusaric acid in Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis.

The Alltech Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada as part of the 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis.

According to Alltech, the results indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR), dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) and silage. On average, 3.8 different mycotoxins were present in the TMR and DDGS samples collected.

The 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis tested 45

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