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ASPECTS OF INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR IN CATTLE 1'2

@inproceedings{Bell2007ASPECTSOI,
  title={ASPECTS OF INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR IN CATTLE 1'2},
  author={F. Bell},
  year={2007}
}
  • F. Bell
  • Published 2007
  • Ingestive behavior in cattle differs from other species because of physiological mechaniSms developed pari passu with fermentative digestion. The secondary refection of rumination allows remastication and reinsalivation of the lane bulk of vegetable food ingested. The need to buffer acid products of cellulose digestion demands continuous high secretion of alkaline saliva. Nervous and hormonal stimuli emanating from the gastrointestinal tract evoke centrally controlled behavior of hunger and… CONTINUE READING