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The biology, management and toxicity of sorghum ergot

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" Print the page Sorghum ergot is caused by a fungus, Claviceps africana ... Sorghum grain contaminated with sclerotes can cause toxicity when fed to livestock, particularly sows, dairy cattle and beef cattle in feedlots... Experiments have shown that both broiler chickens and laying hens are relatively tolerant of sorghum ergot...
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