Effects of Moldy Cottonseed on Reproduction in Beef and Dairy Heifers

  • Steven P. Washburn
  • Lon W. Whitlow
  • Winston M. HaglerJr.
Part of the Biodeterioration Research book series (BIOR, volume 4)


Weather conditions before harvest and storage conditions after harvest contribute to growth of molds and subsequent production of mycotoxins in various commodity feeds. Although numerous mycotoxins have been identified, information on adverse effects on farm animals is often speculative, or based only on case studies and field observations. This is particularly true for suspected mycotoxicoses in ruminants.


Pregnancy Rate Artificially Inseminate Estradiol Valerate Trichothecene Mycotoxin Natural Service 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven P. Washburn
    • 1
  • Lon W. Whitlow
    • 1
  • Winston M. HaglerJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Animal ScienceNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.Mycotoxin Laboratory, Department of Poultry ScienceNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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