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cud

partially digested food regurgitated from the first stomach of cattle and other ruminants to the mouth for a second chewing
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They dance with contorted limbs and facial expressions of a cud-chewing cow, they talk about shirts and socks and shoes with the passion of a bride for her trousseau, their highest tribute to anything under the sun is to describe it as 'smashing'.
While it seems almost as improbable as their passing through the eye of a needle, these cud-chewing mammals once called Canada home.
While I imagined a very appreciative family welcoming my sibling's cud-chewing animal into their home, I could only picture kids (humans, not little goats) moaning about swallowing my tablets.
coli bacteria originate in the digestive systems of cud-chewing animals and frequently contaminate human foods - whether meats, milk products, fresh produce or unpasteurized juices.
In the early 1970s for instance, when it was inundated with refugees from East Pakistan, the travel writer Simon Winchester wrote of 'the hot stench of the slow-decaying poor, the mobs flowing ceaselessly over the Howrah bridge, the treacle of the Hooghly swamps below, the bent and broken limbs and the rotting rubbish piles and the screeching horns and the rickshaw bells and the infuriating calm of the cud-chewing cows.
He states, "Absence of incisors and canines is itself evidence that the animal is a cud-chewing ruminant.
Their multiple-chambered stomach and cud-chewing habit allows them to maximize the extraction of nutrients.
Cud-chewing animals may be severely affected if they eat a large amount of leaves in a short time.
Following the outbreak of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), in Britain in October 1999, all states and territories in Australia banned the feeding of animal protein to ruminants, cud-chewing hoofed mammals including sheep, he said.