Mycotoxins in Poultry (Major Types and Effects)

What are mycotoxins ? Mycotoxin is derived from two words "Mykes" means - Mould "Toxicum" means - Poison Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi or we can also say that mycotoxins are by products of fungi. These metabolites are very harmful to poultery even in lowest levels. We measure mycotoxin levels in parts per