What Is a Cow's Cud?


Cow's cud refers to the softened food balls that are returned to the cow's mouth from the stomach's first section to be re-chewed again. After the cow has chewed, the cud is swallowed and travels to the second section of the stomach where the moisture is removed
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A cow's cud refers to the partly digested food that is returned from the first stomach, known as the rumen, of ruminants to the mouth for further chewing. Cud chewing is typical of all ruminants such as camels, goats, sheep, deer, and cattle, which may spend up to 10 hours a day chewing it.
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A "cud" is a portion of forage that is, brace yourself, regurgitated for further mastication.
A cow chews her cud (regurgitated, partially digested food) for up to 8 hours each day! Thanks
cud: food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again; a wad of something chewable as tobacco
cows along with goats, sheep, llamas, and deer are known as ruminants which means they have a four compartment stomach. They eat grass and leaves and swallow them and they go into
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