Rabbit gastrointestinal physiology.

@article{Davies2003RabbitGP,
  title={Rabbit gastrointestinal physiology.},
  author={Ron Rees Davies and Jennifer Davies},
  journal={The veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          139-53
        }
}
The rabbit's gastrointestinal physiology is a complex system that centers around the separation of digestible and indigestible components of the diet in the proximal colon. The clinical importance of this system is the need for a consistent diet high in long particle length (> 0.5 mm) indigestible fiber to maintain the motility of the cecum and colon. Most of the common gastrointestinal problems seen in captive rabbits are related to inappropriate diets (low fiber; high protein; high… CONTINUE READING
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