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Objective Describe animal digestive systems of beef, swine, and poultry
Digestive System of Cattle Cows and sheep are ruminants, which means they have four stomach compartments Ruminants can tolerate more roughage in the diet.
Digestive System of Cattle
Digestive System of Swine Swine are monogastric, which means they have one stomach compartment Swine have basically the same digestive system as a human Ration must be high in concentrates
Digestive System of Swine
Digestive System of a Chicken Poultry have no true stomachs and can only store small amounts of food in its digestive system Chickens have no teeth –Food is swallowed whole, stored in the crop and passed on to the gizzard where it is crushed and ground up –Rations must be high in food value