Mycological investigation of compounded poultry feeds used in poultry farms in southwest Nigeria

  • IB Osho
  • TAM Awoniyi
  • AI Adebayo
Keywords: Poultry feed, fungi, poultry, farms.


Different feed types (chicks, growers and layers mash) were collected from some large and medium scale farms in south west of Nigeria and subjected to mycological examination. Four different types of fungi identified include Aspergillus flavus, Fusarium spp., Rhizopus spp. and Aspergillus niger. The
result revealed that no feed was completely free of contamination by mold.

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