Aunt Mary Pat
1. Presume your cattle herd is not doing drinking much water. It is your job to discover why.
Develop a step-by-step plan for trouble shooting your problem. Describe what steps you would
take at each point in your plan if you found a positive response to
1. Explain why there is very little carbohydrate found in the body of a living animal.
There is very little carbohydrate found in the body because after daily use they are converted to
body fat for storage. Since fat weighs less per calorie, so it is a mo
1. Explain why ruminants, cecal fermenters, and monogastrics have such different abilities for
digesting forages. They are so different because they have different types of digestive tracts,
whether it be one or multiple stomachs. They also have different
1. Explain the problem of getting an accurate weight on animals in a growth trial. Why is it a
problem, in which animals is this the biggest problem, and how do we correct for it?
The weight of water and ingesta within the GI tract vary. They are influenc