How Many Stomachs Does a Cow Have?

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Cows have a fourpart stomach and each part has a different function
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To digest roughage efficiently and use the subsequent effort of digestion as a source of energy for reproduction, body maintenance, mobility/locomotion, growth, and overall health.
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One, but it has four chambers. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat... Cattle have one stomach with four compartments. They are the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum, with the
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The Abomasum, The Omasum, The Recticulum, and The Rumen are the four
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A cow has only one stomach that is divided into four compartments. That's a lot of room for grass!
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Cow
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bos Species: Bos taurus
Like most domestic animals, Bos taurus, the domestic cow, is currently found throughout much of the world. The wild ancestors of cows were native to northern Africa, Europe, and southern Asia. Domestic cows are large, sturdy... More »
According to my husband, who has farmed cows for his entire life, a cow has four separate stomachs. A cow can eat almost anything because the food is broken down very slowly. You can find more information here: www2.kenyon.edu/projects/farmschool/food/milkbio.htm
A cow actually has only one stomach. This one stomach is divided into four seperate chambers from which the misconception of a cow having four stomachs comes from.
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