# Digits of forelimb of animals

Ox has two Digits of forelimb- the third and fourth are fully developed and have three phalanges and three sesamoids each.

## Digits of forelimb of Ox

Ox has two digits of forelimb- the third and fourth are fully developed and have three phalanges and three sesamoids each. the second and the fifth are vestiges and are known as accessory digits or dew claws.

These are placed behind the fetlock. Each accessory digit contains one or two small phalanges, which do not articulate with the rest of the skeleton

## Digits of fore limb of Sheep and Goat

Digits of forelimb of Sheep and Goat resembles that of ox. The accessory digits have no phalanges.

## Digits of fore limb of Horse

There is only one digit present in fore limb of horse- the third and it consists of three phalanges and three sesamoids.

## Digits of fore limb of Pig

Two chief digits (the third and fourth) consist of three phalanges each present in fore limb of pig. there are two accessory digits and the numbers of phalanges in each are similar to that of the chief digits.

## Digits of fore limb of Dog

There are five digits present in fore limb of dog the third and the fourth digits are the longest. the first digit has two phalanges and does not come in contact with the ground and the rest have three phalanges each.

## Digits of fore limb of Rabbit

There are five digits present in fore limb of Rabbit. the first is the shortest and the third is the longest. the first digit has two phalanges and the rest have three each.

## Digits of fore limb of Fowl

There are three digits in fore limb of fowl. the first and the second digits have two phalanges each. the third digit has one phalanx. Sesamoids are absent.