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Authors: Ahamad, D. Basheer
Vairamuthu, S.
George, V. Titus
Balachandran, C.
Manohar, B. Murali
Balasubramaniam, G.A.
Title: Occurrence of Aflatoxin B1 in the Compounded Feeds and Feed Ingredients of Poultry Ration
Other Titles: IVJ_V86_I09_Pg894-895
Publisher: Indian Veterinary Journal
Language: en
Type: Article
Abstract: A limited survey on the level of contamination of aflatoxin B1 in the compounded feed and individual feed ingredients was conducted in and around Namakkal area of Tamil Nadu. Out of 63 compounded feed and 43 feed ingredient samples analysed 42.86 and 32.56 per cent respectively, were contaminated with for AFB1 singly and in co-occurrence with other mycotoxins such as ochratoxin A and citrinin. The concentration of AFB1 ranged between 10 and 215 ppb in the compounded feed and 40 and 320 pp in the individual feed ingredients. The higjhest contamination of AFB1 in the compounded feed and feed ingredients was a broiler finisher mash and ground nut oil cake respectively.
Issue Date: 2009-09
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