abomasum


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Synonyms for abomasum

the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

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Flow of nitrogen from the rumen and abomasum in cattle and sheep given protein-free nutrients by intragrastric infusion.
However, a detailed necropsy at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, including extensive macroscopic and microscopic examinations, was inconclusive, except for an empty abomasum (devoid of curdled milk), suggestive of hypoglycemia.
In the deer's abomasum, or fourth stomach compartment, the gastropod releases infective larvae that migrate to the deer's spinal cord and brain, where they develop into mature egg-laying worms.
Although the method of seed preparation can influence the proportion of lupin protein that "by-passes" rumen fermentation, in most instances only a low proportion of lupin protein and amino acids reaches the abomasum intact (van Barneveld, 1999).
However it is advisable to separate fluid and milk feeds by 2-3 hours so that there is no adverse effect on milk clotting in the abomasum.
On days 5, 28, and 42, camels 1, 2, and 3, respectively, were euthanized, and samples were collected from nasal turbinates, lungs, trachea, larynx, pharynx, liver, spleen, kidney, bladder, urine, duodenum, jejunum, colon, rectum, abomasum, forestomachs, prescapular lymph node, retropharyngeal lymph node, tracheobronchial lymph node, mediastinal lymph node, mesenteric lymph node, medulla, and olfactory cortex.
After the first three chambers food moves into the abomasum for final digestion before processing by the intestines.
Contents of the rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasum were separately observed for the presence of parasites by sedimentation or sieving methods as are described in literature 13 .
Haemonchuscontortus, a voracious blood sucking parasite found in abomasum causes anaemia, diarrhoea, loss of weight, oedema, recumbency, severe debility and ultimately death [3].
Herds most at risk are those: With a 5% incidence of left dis-placed abomasum (fourth stomach).
3) Anaerobic digestion in the reticulorumen (1st and 2nd chamber of the stomach) and intestine of ruminants is interrupted by acidic hydrolysis in the abomasum (4th chamber or tree stomach) with a pH of around 2.
The manure pile is the fifth of the cows' four stomachs: after the men, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum, after the long and narrow passage through the intestine, after the deposition around the stall comes the final, longest act which takes place once again in the open.
Comparison ofthe odds of isolation, genotypes, and in vivo production of major toxins by Clostridium perfringens obtained from the gastrointestinal tract of dairy cows with hemorrhagic bowel sindrome or left-displaced abomasum.
Changes in abdominal dimensions during large gestation and early lactation in Holstein-Friesian heifers and cows and their relationship to left displaced abomasum.
Low DMI and deficiency in nutrient supply, specially protein and amino acids, lead to immunosuppression [34] and incidence of metabolic disorders consisted of rapid loss of BCS, ketosis, fatty liver and displaced abomasum [14,13,12].