Chew the Cud
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Dairy cows spend almost 8 hours a day chewing their cuds for a total of almost 30,000 chews daily.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

Cows are ruminant animals, like goats, sheep, deer, and camels. This means they have a four compartment stomach and digest food via rumination.

Ruminant stomachs have four compartments: the rumen, the reticulum, the omasum and the abomasum.

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