The Avian Digestive System  By  Gemma Dalena
Overview of Information Presented: <ul><li>The Avian Digestive System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parts of the Avian Digestive S...
Information Guide <ul><li>All Information Provided by this PowerPoint  </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation can be found  on the...
The Avian Digestive System   <ul><li>This digestive system is adapted for grinding hard or encased (shells of seeds) food....
Parts  of the Avian Digestive System <ul><li>The  Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Saliva is secreted to moisten food and aid in sw...
The Esophagus   <ul><li>The Esophagus connects the mouth to the stomach .  </li></ul>Esophagus Compilation: AECD, Californ...
The Esophagus <ul><li>has a modification which is called the &quot;crop&quot; where food is stored and further moistened <...
The Avian  Stomach <ul><li>Consists of Two Parts : </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff vi...
The Avian Stomach  <ul><li>Consists of two parts.  </li></ul><ul><li>1.The &quot;proventriculus&quot; which provides diges...
The Avian Stomach <ul><li>2 .  The &quot;gizzard&quot; which is located after the proventriculus, it is very muscular and ...
The Small Intestine <ul><li>The small intestine varies in length depending on the diet. It is longer in herbivores (plant ...
The Small Intestine <ul><li>The functions of the small intestine are similar to the small intestine of ruminants and monog...
The Large Intestine <ul><li>The  functions of the large intestine are similar to the small intestine of ruminants and mono...
The Large Intestine Ruminants Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
The Large Intestine   Monogastrics Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
The Large Intestine <ul><li>The &quot;cloaca&quot;  which, is located at the terminal end of the large intestine is a cham...
The Large Intestine <ul><li>At the junction of the small and large intestine is where the two &quot;ceca&quot;  pouches ar...
The Large Intestine <ul><li>The two ceca pouches further contribute to aiding in fiber digestion and absorption.  </li></u...
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Avian digestion

  1. 1. The Avian Digestive System By Gemma Dalena
  2. 2. Overview of Information Presented: <ul><li>The Avian Digestive System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parts of the Avian Digestive System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Esophagus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stomach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Intestine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Intestine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.calaged.org/ResourceFiles/Curriculum/advcluster/3000.htm </li></ul></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  3. 3. Information Guide <ul><li>All Information Provided by this PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation can be found on the at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.calaged.org/ResourceFiles/Curriculum/advcluster/3000.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Under the California Agriculture Core Curriculum Animal Science </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Physiology –(CLF3201) The Digestive Process </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  4. 4. The Avian Digestive System <ul><li>This digestive system is adapted for grinding hard or encased (shells of seeds) food. </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  5. 5. Parts of the Avian Digestive System <ul><li>The Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Saliva is secreted to moisten food and aid in swallowing since avian species do not have teeth. </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  6. 6. The Esophagus <ul><li>The Esophagus connects the mouth to the stomach . </li></ul>Esophagus Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  7. 7. The Esophagus <ul><li>has a modification which is called the &quot;crop&quot; where food is stored and further moistened </li></ul>Crop Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  8. 8. The Avian Stomach <ul><li>Consists of Two Parts : </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  9. 9. The Avian Stomach <ul><li>Consists of two parts. </li></ul><ul><li>1.The &quot;proventriculus&quot; which provides digestive secretions. </li></ul>Proventriculus Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  10. 10. The Avian Stomach <ul><li>2 . The &quot;gizzard&quot; which is located after the proventriculus, it is very muscular and is used for grinding food. </li></ul>Gizzard Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  11. 11. The Small Intestine <ul><li>The small intestine varies in length depending on the diet. It is longer in herbivores (plant eating birds) and shorter in carnivores (flesh eating birds). </li></ul>Parts of the small intestine Part of the small intestine Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  12. 12. The Small Intestine <ul><li>The functions of the small intestine are similar to the small intestine of ruminants and monogastrics </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  13. 13. The Large Intestine <ul><li>The functions of the large intestine are similar to the small intestine of ruminants and monogastrics. </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  14. 14. The Large Intestine Ruminants Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  15. 15. The Large Intestine Monogastrics Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  16. 16. The Large Intestine <ul><li>The &quot;cloaca&quot; which, is located at the terminal end of the large intestine is a chamber into which the urinary and genital canals open. </li></ul>cloaca Large Intestine Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  17. 17. The Large Intestine <ul><li>At the junction of the small and large intestine is where the two &quot;ceca&quot; pouches are located. </li></ul>Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com
  18. 18. The Large Intestine <ul><li>The two ceca pouches further contribute to aiding in fiber digestion and absorption. </li></ul>Ceca Pouch Ceca Pouch Compilation: AECD, California || For more veterinary stuff visit www.techyvety.com

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