Which Deer Aging Technique is More Accurate, Jawbone or Cementum?
Sep 20, 2023Kip Adams
There are two methods hunters can use to estimate the age of harvested deer, and both rely on deer teeth. There is a lot of misunderstanding, misapplication, and misinformation shared about these valuable deer management…
Estimating Deer Age with Cementum Annuli
Oct 12, 2012NDA Staff
The cementum annuli (CA) aging technique is based on the annual addition of cementum, a specialized calcified substance deposited on the roots of teeth in many mammals. Layers of cementum produce “rings” similar to those…