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  • n. Plural form of nonruminant.

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Examples

  • However, tannins and lectin proteins found in leaves and inner bark can interfere with digestion in ruminants and in nonruminants (Harris et al. 1984).

    Chapter 10

  • In Jamaica, a patented, anaerobic fermentation process has been developed which detoxifies ground Leucacna leaf meal for use in rations for nonruminants (Lewis, 1987).

    Chapter 4

  • Indeed, they share a number of characteristics with nonruminants, including lack of horns or antlers; continually growing, tusklike upper canines in males; sharp-crowned premolars; and four fully developed toes.

    26 Mouse Deer

  • Therefore, for optimum production, some small animals, particularly nonruminants, require feed that is higher in protein and lower in fiber than large animals.

    Chapter 3

  • These are the building blocks of protein that cannot be synthesized by humans (and other nonruminants such as pigs and poultry) and must therefore be obtained entirely from food.

    6 Food and Feed Uses

  • As untreated fish silage may have undesirable effects on ruminants, it should be fed only to nonruminants.

    Chapter 10

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