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Riek RF: The influence of sodium salts on the closure of the esophageal groove in calves, Aust Vet J 30:29-37, 1954. 13. Scholz H: Utilization of the reticular groove contraction in adult cattle: a therapeutical alternative for the practitioner? Bov Practt 23:148-152, 1988. 14. Mikhail M, Brugere H, Le Bars H et al: Stimulated esophageal groove closure in adult goats, Am J Vet Res 49:1713-1715, 1988. 15. Wentink GH, Van den Ingh TSGAM: Oral administration of calcium chloride-containing products: testing for deleterious side-effects, Vet Quartt 14:76-80, 1992.

CHAPTER 7 Rumen Indigestion and Putrefaction FRANKLYN B. GARRY SIMPLE AND SECONDARY INDIGESTION DEFINITION The term indigestion describes a disruption of normal reticulorumen function. By this definition, indigestion is a group of problems that involve abnormal forestomach motility or abnormal fermentative activity, which in turn lead to abnormal reticulorumen contents. The various aberrations in motility and fermentation define the type of indigestion such as rumen acidosis, vagal indigestion, and frothy bloat.

2. Kay R: Rumen function and physiology, Vet Recc 113:6-9, 1983. 3. Sellers AF, Stevens CE: Motor functions of the ruminant forestomach, Physiol Revv 46:634-659, 1966. 4. Leek BF, Harding RH: Sensory nervous receptors in the ruminant stomach and the reflex control of reticulo-ruminal motility. In McDonald IW, Warner ACI, editors: Digestion and metabolism in the ruminant, t Armadale, NSW, Australia, 1975, New England Publishing Unit, pp 60-76. 5. Leek BF: Clinical diseases of the rumen: a physiologist’s view, Vet Recc 113:10-14, 1983.

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