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1

Omnivore digestion is more similar to...

Carnivores

2

Give the types of herbivore

  • Monogastric
  • Ruminants

3

Microbial digestion in monogastric herbivores occurs...

In the distal section of the gastrointestinal canal

4

In the rabbit, microbial digestion primarily occurs in the...

Caecum

5

In the rabbit, microbial vitamins and proteins are not entirely lost, this is due to...

Pseudo-faeces intake

6

Which grouping is considered to have the highest level of evolution in terms of digestive physiology

Ruminants

7

Which composites of food are absorbed in the abomasum + small intestines of ruminants?

  • Volatile fatty acids
  • Proteins of microflora origin

8

Describe pseudocopraphagia

  • At night
  • Rabbits expel soft-faeces
  • Faeces are then eaten

9

Microbial digestion in ruminants occurs in the...

Forestomachs

10

Microbial digestion in monogastric herbivores occurs in...

  • Caecum
  • Colon

11

Give the body length: Digestive canal ratio: Horse

1:12

12

Give the body length: Digestive canal ratio: Cattle

1:20

13

Give the body length: Digestive canal ratio: Pig

1:14

14

Give the body length: Digestive canal ratio: Dog

1:6

15

Give the capacity of the digestive tract in horse

211 L

16

Give the capacity of the digestive tract in cattle

356 L

17

Give the capacity of the digestive tract in pigs

27.5 L

18

Give the capacity of the digestive tract in dogs

7 L

19

The average length of the GI tract in Horse

30m

20

The average length of the GI tract in cattle

57m

21

The average length of the GI tract in pigs

23.5m

22

The average length of the GI tract in dogs

4.8m

23

Passage time in: Horse

1 Day

24

Passage time in: Cattle

1-2 days

25

Passage time in: Sheep

14-19 hours

26

Passage time in: Pig

11-13 hours

Peaking at 12-24 hours

27

Passage time in: Dog

12-15 hours

28

The point where the animal changes from milk to dry food

Ablactation

29

Volume of the rumen in the first 3 weeks of life

0.7L

30

The volume of the fundus in the first 3 weeks of life

1.5L