all Horn Description Traits

Sex Mean SD SE SS Trait Value Location MC
Unspecified Are short Unspecified-1402883376, Sudan
Female Are polled and although some females have short horns. Naami, Shefali, Turkmenistan
Unspecified Present in both sexes: light and short. Small East African., Malawi
Overall Very large, conical. Base circumference may exceed length. Borrie, Nigeria
Overall Are medium to long in length projecting outwards and upwards, usually slightly forwards and with a characteristic sudden curve inwards about two-thirds of the way up. Unspecified-1402883383, Malawi On Farm
Overall Females are normally, but not always, hornless. If males have horns, they are usually short and pointed, turning backwards. Polls in males are as common as horns. Masai, Kipsigis, Luo, Nandi, Samburu, Kenya On Station
Overall Usually present in males, variable in length but generally short, ribbed and spiralled; usually absent in females. Ethiopian Highland, Abyssinian, Legagora, Ethiopia
Female Mostly polled. Unspecified-1402883451, Turkmenistan
Ewe Almost half of them are horned Unspecified-1402883500, Turkey
Overall Most males (83%) have straight horns pointing backwards (80%). A small proportion, 14%, have curved horns. The incidence of polledness is low at 3%. Unspecified-1402883401, Ethiopia On Farm