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Mycotoxins and their effect on the feed intake (a case study) – Dr. Marjan Sprock

Dr. Marjan Sprock, a registered and practising vet on the west coast, showcased a case study and the process in which she went through to diagnose a severe mycotoxin challenge. This step by step encounter was used as a case study to show the symptoms that arose, and the process taken to review and diagnose a mycotoxin challenge.

Marjan walks through what symptoms occurred, from downer cows and reduce milk production. To feed intake, feed type adjustments and the decrease in voluntary feed intake. She highlighted typical symptoms that can come from a number of different sources, and showed how it was mycotoxins and the ways in which this case study managed the side effects.

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