all Horn Description Traits

Sex Mean SD SEsort descending SS Trait Value Location MC
Male Most horns are perpendicular to the head and bend into a loop. Lebanese Jabali, Western Sahara
Overall There is a relatively high proportion of polled goats in the Western Highland population (14%), especially around lake Tana polled hermaphrodite goats were common. The horned goats have straight (76%) horns directed backwards (73%). Unspecified-1402883406, Ethiopia On Farm
Unspecified In 95 percent of both sexes: large and flattened in cross-section in males, homonymously twisted, projecting outwards or backwards; females finer and curving upwards and backwards. Sudan Desert., Sudan
Overall Light, porous, thin horn case. Abnormal form is Buoy-shaped. Unspecified-1402883370, Chad
Male They appear flattened in cross-section and are directed back wards with little lateral tendency. Bantu, Matabeleland., Zimbabwe On Farm
Overall In both sexes: erect or pointing slightly backwards in males, half to full twist, up to 45 cm in length, flattish in cross-section and slightly ribbed; light and scimitar shaped in females although asymmetrical and deformed horns not uncommon, round to ov Unspecified-1402883398, Ethiopia
Overall 80% straight and 17% curved in a lateral orientation for 70% of the cases, however in the case of typical Boran the horn is predominantly short. Unspecified-1402883374, Ethiopia
Overall Present in both sexes, medium sized lateral or back-sweeping, tend to be slightly twisted in the male. Sudanese Nubian, Shukria, Sciucria, Sudan On Farm
Overall Horizontal position. Unspecified-1402883453, Niger
Overall Short, lighter at base. Darker at extremities surface is coarse. Unspecified-1402883373, Benin