Total length of large and small intestines in body lengths
|ox ~20 body lengths: sheep & goat 25 body lengths body lengths
|Habel, R. E. (1975) in The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals, ed. Getty, R. (Saunders, Philadelphia), 5th Ed., p.903 left column bottom paragraph
|p.903 left column bottom paragraph:"The total length of the large and small intestines is about twenty times the length of the body in the ox, and twenty-five times in the sheep and goat. The small intestine has an average length of 40 m in the ox and 25 m in the sheep and goat. The average diameter is 5 to 6 cm in the ox and 2 to 3 cm in the small ruminants."