Lab Notes week 7

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Lab Notes Week 7 can we feed animals the same thing dog medium stomach medium small intestine Cecum – designed to break down fibers. really small Cecum large intestine – short and blunt. dogs are designed to eat mostly protein, so they don’t have a large stretch of large intestine Pigs small stomach small intestine – much larger larger Cecum much larger large intestine herbivore closest to the human usually feed corn and soybeans. they are more omnivores. they should be fed both vegetables and proteins Rabbit small stomach small - small intestine very large Cecum most of the break down of nutrients is in large intestine, absorption in small intestine. they then eat their feces to get the nutrients coprophagy – eating feces horse really small stomach medium small intestine very large Cecum and large intestine hind end fermenters not designed to eat large meals, higher the fiber the faster it moves – about 36 hours sheep reticulum – honey comb rumen - fermentation vat Omasum - folds abomasum – true stomach, hydrochloric acid, look at the large intestines – round fecal matter
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How we should feed animals Pick the right feedstuffs formulate a ration o nutrient content of feeds o moisture content of the feed
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANEQ 286 taught by Professor Kaysen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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