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Document created by Angela Becker on Apr 16, 2018
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Area: Animal Science/Ruminant Digestion

Lesson Title: Why can cows eat grass?

Length of Lesson: 90 minutes

Learning Objectives:

  1. Create a model of the digestive system of a cow from the mouth to rectum according to rubric guidelines
  2. Identify the compartments of a ruminant stomach to 100% accuracy
  3. Explain the digestion processes that happen in each compartment of the stomach
  4. List the 5 common ingredients in TMR to 100% accuracy (corn silage, haylage, protein source ie. high moisture corn, protein mix, soybean meal; salt, mineral mix)

Target Audience: 10-12 graders