Disease is caused by toxins produced by mold (fungus) that grows on feed (e.g. ground nut cake, maize etc.) and stored fodder that is damp. Also known as “Degnala” disease in cattle & buffalo.

Common symptoms:
Alopecia, sloughing of tail, ear etc, gangrenous lesions on foot, increased susceptibility to diseases due to lowered immunity.
Avoid feeding damped moldy dry fodder

Mold growth on cattle feed stuff

Mold growth on paddy straw


(Gangrenous foot lesions and tail necrosis due to aflatoxins)