Effects of zearalenone and ß-trichothecenes on laying hens

Contamination by mycotoxins can reduce egg production and quality.

GANGGA WIDYANUGRAHA* reviews the impacts of the important Fusarium mycotoxins - zearalenone and deoxynivalenol - on the health and performance effects of laying hens. He also considers specific enzymes for the deactivation of these mycotoxins.


Zearalenone (ZEN) is a mycotoxin prod...

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