Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Uda Sheep
Also Known As: Oudah bicolore (French), Bali-Bali, Bororo, Fellata, Foulbe, Houda, Louda, North Nigerian Fulani, Ouda, Pied
Found in northern Nigeria, southern Niger, central Chad, northern Cameroon and western Sudan, the Uda is one of the hair sheep breeds of the Sahel type. It is a meat breed with distinctive markings. The front half of the body is black or brown and the back half is white. The rams of the Uda are horned and the ewes are usually polled.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University
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