By David E. Anderson DVM MS DACVS, Michael Rings DVM MS DACVIM
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McDonald JS, Witzel DA: Three cases of chronic omasal impaction in the dairy cow, J Am Vet Med Assoc 152:638-640, 1968. 21. Ulyatt MJ, Dellow DW, John CSW et al: Contribution of chewing during eating and rumination and the clearance of digesta from the ruminoreticulum. In Milligan LP, Grovum WL, Dobson A, editors: Control and digestion and metabolism in ruminants, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1986, Prentice-Hall, pp 498-517. 22. Alonso AN: Diagnostic analysis of rumen ﬂuid, Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 1:363-376, 1979.
In cattle the clearance time is normally between 2 and 6 minutes, the faster rate being observed in cattle on high-grain diets. Clearance times greater than 10 minutes indicate inadequate anaerobic bacterial numbers, and rumen transfaunation is required. The clearance time is much faster in sheep (usually 1 to 4 minutes). 5. Protozoa. One drop of fresh rumen contents is placed on a slide and examined under low power (×40). Normal rumen ﬂuid contains greater than 40 protozoa per lowpower ﬁeld, with actively moving protozoa that can be broadly characterized into three sizes (small, medium, large).
3. 4. Rate and strength of rumen contractions Rumen volume Nature of rumen contents Nature of feces This is best approached using the following two-stage sequential technique for the cow. Physical Examination of the Forestomach 15 Auscultation Identiﬁcation of rumen contractions requires both auscultation and observation of the left paralumbar fossa. Sound is produced when ﬁbrous material rubs against the rumen wall during contraction. , watery rumen) but also when the rumen is not in its physiologic position directly apposed to the left body wall, as is the case with a left displaced abomasum.
Current Veterinary Therapy: Food Animal Practice by David E. Anderson DVM MS DACVS, Michael Rings DVM MS DACVIM