Goats teeth?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Dipsy Doodle Doo, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. Are goats supposed to have 'upper teeth'?
    I have 2 7 mo old boys that have lower teeth, but no uppers --- just smooth gums.

    Thanks,
    Lisa
     
  2. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Songster

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    Don't worry! Goats only have lower teeth. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
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    [​IMG] Yup they are normal...as normal as goats can be [​IMG] They only have top teeth in the back...to grind their food. Cows don't have top front teeth either...
     
  4. Poison Ivy

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    May 2, 2007
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    I learn something new on here everyday.
     
  5. Thanks! I looked around on the net and asked the girl I got them from (she hadn't noticed her goats have no uppers. ).
    It's a bit odd, I've raised lots of goats and calves and NEVER noticed it before, but I guess I never paid much attention to their top teeth (or lack of teeth).
    Thanks for clearing it up [​IMG]
    Lisa
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    That's interesting! Didn't know that!
     
  7. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    neither do deer
     
  8. nickki99

    nickki99 In the Brooder

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    Llamas don't either.
     
  9. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

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    Neither does my 80 yr old mom at night... [​IMG]

    Won't tell her she has that in common with a goat though - I don't think she'd appreciate it to much.
     
  10. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
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    Quote:Having been bit by a deer...I beg to differ... [​IMG]
     

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