Month: July 2019

farmer feeds whole cottonseed to cattle

Consultant’s Corner: Feeding Whole Cottonseed

“I enjoyed your article about cottonseed, but what about gossypol and aflatoxin?” Good point!  I concentrated on the nutritional aspects of cottonseed and did not cover the potential problems with cottonseed.  Gossypol is always present in cottonseed.  It is a chemical the plant developed through time to help retard insect damage.  However, it can be toxic …

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