Kudu

Kudu

Kudu show strong sexual dimorphism in that bulls bear massive, long, spiral horns which reach record lenghts of up to 1.8m. Horns grow to their full length at the age of six years. Bulls also attain much larger sizes than cows. Tawny-brown to grey-brown coat, marked with white stripes on flanks which vary greatly in shape, size & pattern. V-shaped band on forehead & white spots on cheeks. Manes of long hair extend from the back of the head, along the back of the tail, as well as on the lower neck to belly.

Appearance

Bulls can weigh as much as 300kg with a shoulder height of 1.4m & cows weigh 210kg with a shoulder height of 1.25m

Diet

As a browser this species feeds on a wide variety of tree & shrub leaves, favoring fruits, pods, forbs & creepers when available. Succulents such as Spekboom & Aloes are also eaten.

Meat Cuts

  • Striploin
  • Tenderloin
  • 4-Way Cut
  • Tunnel Let Cut
  • Boneless Shoulder
  • Bone in Shoulder
  • Premium Goulash
  • Standard Goulash
  • Trimmings
  • Neck
  • Rib
  • Flank
  • 6-Way Cut
  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Lungs