Farm Animal Dentition - What Teeth Can Tell You

First Paragraph:
You’ve always been told to not look a gift horse in the mouth. However when it comes to livestock, plenty can be learned through examination of the teeth. Approximate age is an important factor when buying and selling animals and can be determined through this kind of inspection.
Tags:
Dentition, teeth, age, horse, cattle, swine, sheep
Publication Number:
E351
Author(s):
Michael Westendorf
Marina Conlin
Emmanouil Emmanouilidis
Carey Williams
Publisher:
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
Date Published:
11/15/2017
Number of pages:
8

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