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Several grass species have been associated with higher levels of mycotoxins. However, it's important to note that mycotoxin production can be influenced by various factors such as weather conditions, plant stress, and fungal contamination. Here are some grasses that have been reported to have higher potential for mycotoxin contamination:
It's important to emphasise that mycotoxin contamination is not limited to these grass species alone. The risk of mycotoxin presence can vary depending on the specific geographical location, climate, storage conditions, and other factors. Identifying these grasses in your pasture and introducing Toxin Binder may help alleviate any symptoms and stop the development of long-term issues such as depleted minerals in the body, decreased immune function and negative impact on the kidneys, liver and liver and reproductive system.
When mycotoxins enter the body they can cause symptoms including itchy skin and/or hair loss, scabby sores, stiffness, string halt/staggers, wasted topline, sunburnt nose, persistent cough, odd sweating, coarse, dull coat, persistent greasy heel/rain scald and unexplained spookiness and dangerous behaviour.
Additionally, proper management practices, such as timely mowing, good irrigation practices, and vigilant monitoring of forage quality, can help reduce the risk of mycotoxin contamination in grasses. Regular testing of forage samples for mycotoxin levels is also recommended to ensure the safety of feed for animals.
?I have had amazing results with the Toxin Binder, in just a week she was completely clear of all scabs. She?s completely cleared up now such an awesome product.
This was 4 days after we got her we couldn?t touch her nose her ears and putting a halter on her was such a mission. She was in so much pain it was so sore... It?s been 3 weeks since we started adding the Toxin Binder into her feed and my 8 year old daughter can now catch her unassisted?- Kirstie
?I was so happy to discover that adding Toxin Binder to my mares feed actually made a difference to her ability to focus under saddle, as she had a habit of bucking or rearing as a means to avoid saddle work. It has helped her behaviour as Toxin Binder helps to remove mycotoxin?s from her gut, leaving her feeling happier (and healthier!) and allowing the pressure on her belly to not cause any discomfort. Willow looks her best health and though she will always be a typical mare, she is a much happier one! I am glad we tried Toxin Binder and will continue to add this to her feed.?- Alysha