Estimating cattle age

You can make a good guess at the age of cattle by looking at their teeth.

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The following illustrations from the department of agriculture’s Directorate Agricultural Information Services provide a guideline:

Baby teeth – under two years old:

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Two-tooth stage – two to two-and-a-half years:

Four-tooth – two-and-a-half to three years:

Six-tooth – three to three-and-a-half years:

Full mouth – four years

Worn – older than four years: