all Horn Description Traits

Sexsort descending Mean SD SE SS Trait Value Location MC
Overall Almost universal in males, slightly flattened in cross-section and deeply ribbed, spiral in classic "ram's born" shape and long; about 32 percent of females carry horns, usually light and rudimentary. Futake, Banamba, Fulani, Mali
Overall Appears on both sexes but mostly in males. Bechuanaland (but obsolete)., Niger On Farm
Overall Are medium size curving upwards and forwards or may be crescent shaped, some longhorned animals are found. Unspecified-1402883383, Madagascar
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 Are present in both sexes and are generally short. They bend back ward and upward or slightly out ward and are often scimitar-shaped. They are also heavy at the base and fine at the tip. Mashona, Small East African., Zimbabwe On Farm
Overall Are short which shows considerable variation. A common type of horn curves slightly outwards and upwards. Unspecified-1402883386, Nigeria On Station
Overall Are short, projecting in a lateral and upward direction from the head. Unspecified-1402883386, Nigeria On Station
Overall Are small to medium in length and not thick, they usually project outwards, upwards and slightly forwards, but may also be devoid of cores and hung down wards. Peuhl, Foulbé , Cameroon
Overall Are usually short, light, set well apart and curve outwards, upwards and slightly inwards. Unspecified-1402883496, Nigeria
Overall Big at base, short, round and pointed: cylindrical in males, oval in females. Loose horns exist. Polled animals are common. Unspecified-1402883374, Togo