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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    [​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

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    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 Premium Member

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

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    neither do deer
     
  8. nickki99

    nickki99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Llamas don't either.
     
  9. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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