Business / Agriculture / Ruminant: An animal with a stomach that has four compartments, and a more complex digestive system than other mammals. Ruminants include cattle, sheep, goats, deer, bison, elk, and camels. Swine, dogs, and humans are examples of nonruminants.

Ruminant Signs

Science / Astrology / Ruminant Signs: An obsolete term applied to signs symbolized by cud-chewing animals, namely, Aries (ram), Taurus (bull), and Capricorn (goat). MORE


Business / Agriculture / NRSP-7: National Research Support Project 7, also know as the Minor Use Animal Drug Program, is the counterpart for animals of the IR-4 plant program. The program targets development of therapeutic drugs for MORE

Vesicular Stomatitis

Business / Agriculture / Vesicular Stomatitis: Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease that can affect horses, swine, cattle, and other ruminants. It causes affected livestock to develop blisters in the mouth and on the dental pad, hooves, and tea MORE

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Business / Agriculture / Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE): Commonly known as 'mad cow disease,' BSE is a slowly progressive, incurable disease affecting the central nervous system of cattle, first diagnosed in Britain in 1986. Consumption by cattle of BSE-con MORE