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3 Most cattle are ______, using their tongue and lower teeth to grab grass and leaves 5 Cattle are sacred in ______

7 When a cow isolates herself it’s usually because she is _____ or about to give birth

9 Cow breed with a large hump over the top of the shoulder and neck

14 ______ are mammals that are able to acquire nutrients from plant-based food by fermenting it

16 The mammary gland of female cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and related animals, having two or more teats and hanging between the hind legs of the animal

17 Common beef breed of cattle

18 Good ______ in the rumen helps digest the cow’s food and provides protein for the cow

20 The cow has a ______ - chambered stomach

21 Partly digested food returned from the first stomach of ruminants to the mouth for further chewing

22 The omasum is like a filter which has numerous "______" of tissue that filters the contents and also absorbs water 24 Large black and white dairy breed 26 Young female cow which has not had a calf

28 _____ cattle breeds are raised for their meat

29 Cows drink about a bathtub full of _____ and eat around 18kgs of food a day.

31 Baby cow

32 ______ cattle derive their name from the black tribes of Africa, collective­ly known as the Nguni people


1 Cattle trained to be draft animals are known as ______

2 Common dairy breed

4 True stomach where the cows own enzymes digest and breakdown the food

6 ______ cattle breeds are raised for their milk

8 The reticulum is called the ______ stomach because if cows accidental­ly eat hardware (like a piece of wire), it will often lodge here causing no further damage 10 Group of cows

11 Cows can see almost 360 degrees so that they can watch for ______ from all angles. However, they don’t see well straight in front of them and they will typically turn their head to look at you 12 Large mammals with hooves 13 Feeding bahaviour

15 Cows are very ______ and don’t like to be alone

19 Largest stomach compartmen­t of a cow where fibre, starch, sugar, and proteins are fermented by the microbes

23 Cows have an acute sense of ______ and can detect odours up to 9kms away

25 You can determine the age of a cow by looking at its ______ or horn rings

27 Cows have no upper ______ teeth and use their hard palate and bottom teeth to cut blades of grass

30 Male cow

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