21st October 2019


What do you mean by ruminant?

Ruminants usually have a stomach divided into four compartments (called the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum), and chew a cud consisting of regurgitated, partially digested food. Ruminants include cattle, sheep, goats, deer, giraffes, antelopes, and camels.

Is a horse a ruminant or non ruminant animal?

Monogastric herbivores, such as rhinoceroses, horses, and rabbits, are not ruminants, as they have a simple single-chambered stomach. These hindgut fermenters digest cellulose in an enlarged cecum through the reingestion of the cecotrope.

What is a non ruminant digestive system?

Non Ruminant/ Monogastric Digestive System Monogastrics have a simple digestive. system but they cannot digest large amounts of fiber Monogastrics include humans, pigs, dogs, cats etc.