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Determining Age

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Determining Age - How old is my sheep or goat?

Unfortunately you don't know for certain unless you were there when they were born or trust the person you got the animal from. Fortunately you can use their TEETH (of all things!) to give you a rough idea of the year they were born.

Sheep and goats lose a pair of baby incisors every year (starting with the middle pair and moving outward) until they have a full mouth (all adult teeth). After a year or two of having a full mouth, their teeth start to show wear and may even break or fall out. A...
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