Category: Mycotoxin binders
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Fumonisin, deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone were the most prevalent mycotoxins worldwide during the last part of 2020 and this prevalence is expected to continue during the first quarter of 2021.
El pasado 21 de enero, el equipo técnico de Biovet S.A. realizó una videoconferencia técnica para sus distribuidores y clientes de Bangladesh, Irlanda, Sudáfrica, Perú, Honduras, México, Panamá y Colombia, entre otros países. En la jornada online se abordaron las consecuencias ocasionadas por la contaminación por micotoxinas y las propiedades fundamentales que debe tener un captador de micotoxinas para ser altamente eficaz en la prevención de la micotoxicosis.
On November 20th, a technical and commercial team of Biovet S.A. conducted a videoconference on the incidence of mycotoxin in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Specifically, the event was attended by distributors and customers from Russia, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, as well as representatives from Georgia.
Despite the presence of each mycotoxin varies depending on the region, DON was the most prevalent mycotoxin globally in 2020, according to the analysis conducted in different geographical areas.
Fungi and mycotoxins represent and important challenge in the way to achieve the performance objectives in farms, due to the negative effects they have on animals. To prevent mycotoxin consequences, it is essential to apply methods with a double focus: against mycotoxins and against the fungi that produce them.
Every year, mycotoxins have a great economic impact on animal production because they cause great productive losses. Their presence in the feed depends on several factors, such as the origin of the grain or the weather conditions during the cultivation and harvest, for this, mycotoxin contamination is different depending on the season and year.
This 2020 the trademark of Biovet S.A. Alquerfeed is 30 years old since it was first registered in Spain. The Alquerfeed line is composed of nutritionals, preservatives and mycotoxin binders intended for poultry, pig, ruminants or aquaculture.
Alquerfeed Antitox, mycotoxin binder of Biovet S.A., patented worldwide in 1988, has been proved effective throughout its more than 30 years on the market in all species and productive aptitudes. Several experimental and field trials confirm that it is a product useful for poultry, including broilers and laying hens, and even in less common species such as turkeys; as well as in pig farming, where it is used both in breeders and fattening pigs.
On 28th February 2020, Biovet S.A. received representatives of its distributor in Egypt and offered a technical seminar in Tarragona. In the meeting, the use of natural products to prevent the main diseases that affect the sector in the country were presented.