nonruminant


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

nonruminant

single stomached species, e.g. horse, pig.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nonruminant animals can better absorb the phosphorus in the new barleys.
Compare this ratio in ruminants and nonruminant herbivores.
TABLE 5-1 Capacity of the digestive tract in livestock species Swine Equine Organ (qts) (liters) (qts) (liters) Rumen Reticulum Omasum Abomasum Nonruminant stomach 8 7.
nonruminant herbivore--A single-stomached animal that eats primarily plant material.
Relationship between [beta]-nitropropionic acid content of crown-vetch and toxicity in nonruminant animals.
Excretion of phytate P by nonruminant animals is therefore potentially detrimental to the environment, and supplementation of soy meal with [P.
Nonruminant herbivores such as horses and rabbits can tolerate large amounts of dietary fat but high fat rations are seldom beneficial for these animals.
Phytase in nonruminant animal nutrition: a critical review on phytase activities in the gastrointestinal tract and influencing factors.
Digestion and absorption in the hindgut of nonruminant herbivores.
Named "Herald," it's the first commercial-quality barley that provides a greater proportion of its phosphorus in a bioavailable form that can be more readily absorbed and used by fish and nonruminant livestock, such as pigs.
Nonruminant nutrition symposium: Controlling feed cost by including alternative ingredients into pig diets: A review.
PHYTATE P in soybean meal is largely unavailable to swine, poultry, and other nonruminant animals because they have little or none of the phytase enzyme in their digestive systems (Erdman, 1979).