Difference between revisions of "Ruminant"

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Ruminant is a type of animals having four stomach compartments - rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasums - through which food passes in digestion. These animals chew their cud or regurgitate partially digested food for further breakdown in the mouth. Ruminant animals include [[cattle]], sheep, goats, deer and camels.  
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A '''ruminant''' is an [[animal]] possessing four [[stomach]] compartments through which food passes in [[digestion]]. The names of the stomach compartments are the rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasums. These animals chew their cud or regurgitate partially digested food for further breakdown in the mouth. Ruminant animals include [[cattle]], [[sheep]], [[goat]]s, [[deer]] and [[camel]]s.  
 
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Revision as of 22:50, 19 December 2007

A ruminant is an animal possessing four stomach compartments through which food passes in digestion. The names of the stomach compartments are the rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasums. These animals chew their cud or regurgitate partially digested food for further breakdown in the mouth. Ruminant animals include cattle, sheep, goats, deer and camels.