Zearalenones (ZEA)

FUNGAL SOURCES
Fusarium
Gibberella

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FOODSTUFFS AFFECTED
Corn (maize), barley, rice, rye, oats, sorghum, soya, wheat

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS AFFECTED
 

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Zearalenone (ZEA)

Effects on:

Reddening and swelling of the vulva and mammary glands, decline in sow prolificacy, reduction in quantity and quality of sperm, feminisation of young males (enlargement of teats, testicular atrophy and swelling of the prepuce).

 

Embryo death, numerous returns to heat, ovarian cysts.

Poor fertility and hatchability, poor growth of progeny, decline in egg production.