Does anyone eat goat?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by moonlitfarms, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. moonlitfarms

    moonlitfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pondering on purchasing an extra wether this year to feed out and butcher. I have never eaten goat meat before. So tell me what does it taste like and how does it cook up (greasy, lean etc)
     
  2. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    I have had it before and thought it was very good. Go for it!
     
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    I likes it lots!!! It is a sweet meat if that makes sense to you.
     
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    My jamaican neighbor looks for some goat meat. She wants to make curried goat or something like that.
     
  5. moonlitfarms

    moonlitfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, so would it be similar to beef or maybe deer?
     
  6. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had it and it was great. They BBQ it and it was kind of like brisket but a little more dense. Very tasty. Do it.
     
  7. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    not like deer...more like pork
     
  8. CowChick

    CowChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Had it every day in the carribean, curried.

    In a roll up sandwich or with rice and beans.

    Excellant.

    The local Farmers Market sells it here and sells out of it quickly.
     
  9. 4hooves&featheredfriends

    4hooves&featheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My sister raises Boer goats in New York State and we often have curried goat when I visit. I found it to be "rich" and a bit gamey, but it is "sweet" as someone else mentioned. The flavor will also depend on the age when the animal is butchered. My sister has a lot of Jamaican friends and she has so many recipes - not a scrap goes to waste.
     
  10. hooksetz

    hooksetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a very good meat, just like other meats, it's all in the preparation, as well as the feeding of the animal. And yes goat meat is just like venison, not as gamey but the two side by side you couldn't tell much difference. It is awesome, go for it. And for the feed to meat ratio, as well as the short time to slaughter they are alot more economically correct than beef.[​IMG]
     

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