Other Names: Red Masai, Red Maasai, Tanganyika Short-tailed
The Masai are of the East African Fat-tailed type and are found in northern Tanzania, south central Kenya and Uganda. The breed is a hair sheep used for meat production. Masai are red-brown and occasionally
pied. The males are horned or polled, females are usually polled.
Mason, I.L. World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds. Third Edition. C.A.B International.