all Horn Description Traits

Sex Mean SD SE SS Trait Value Locationsort descending MC
Overall Rams have horns but ewes are generally polled. Amasys Herik, Herki, Harrick, Herrik, Hurluck, Turkey
Unspecified Absent in sheep from eastern Sudan but males from the west are usually horned and about 5 percent of females in west are also horned. The horns are spiral in shape. Arab, Ashgur, Shugor, Butana, Beja, Drashiani, Dubasi, Gash, Kababish, Watish, Baqqara, Barka (Shukria), Hamale., Sudan
Overall Males have curved (47%) and straight (41%) horns mainly pointing backwards (58%) with some pointed straight upwards (28%). Polled goats were 6% in both sexes. Arsis, Gishe, Sidama, Manta, Awarch, Ethiopia On Farm
Overall Small, usually crescent-shaped Arusi, Ethiopia
Overall Short and thin, arched above head and sometimes floating, light with dark extremities. Atacora , Benin
Male Long horns Baladi, United Kingdom
Female Polled or have rudimentary horns. Baladi, United Kingdom
Overall May be present or absent in both sexes and may be short to moderately long . Bantu, Matabeleland., Zimbabwe On Farm
Overall Present or absent in both sexes: males flattened in cross-section, directed backwards with little lateral tendency; females finer and scimitar-shaped, some females have only scurs. Bantu, Matabeleland., Zimbabwe
Male They appear flattened in cross-section and are directed back wards with little lateral tendency. Bantu, Matabeleland., Zimbabwe On Farm