Farm Animal Dentition - What Teeth Can Tell You

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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.
Dentition, teeth, age, horse, cattle, swine, sheep
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Michael Westendorf
Marina Conlin
Emmanouil Emmanouilidis
Carey Williams
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
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