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Grocery Store Goose

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Godsgrl, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    I happened to be in a grocery the other day, and saw duck and goose for sale. Dh and I have never had goose, and have discussed wanting to try some. I about choked when I saw the price, $72.00 a goose!!! The duck was only $7.00. Why is goose so expensive? I know it's rather a rare meat to find in stores, but that is ridiculous.
     
  2. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really don't have an answer but I work in the meat dept. in a store and for the geese we had were about $60 and weighed maybe 6 to 7lbs. Ducks were about $12 to $14 range. Your reaction about sums up what everyone does but didn't stop them from buying it though.
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I will have to agree with you in that it is rare and maybe that's why it is more expensive. It's the same way in my area. I am always amazed when I see a goose in the frozen section, so I always take a pic.

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  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    THey run 60-65$ in our commi and about 9-12$ for ducks. I should have taken pictures of the frozen silkie chicken in our local asian market.(11$)
     
  5. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

    a 2 pound rabbit fetches about 12 bucks here, just about as expensive per pound
     
  6. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SEVENTY TWO DOLLARS $$$$$ for a GOOSE??????? Sheesh! I'm going to the city pond and goose-napping tomorrow night's supper!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Baymule..............[​IMG]
     
  8. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    around here lamb is $50-70.00 for ONE part of a leg of lamb!!!!!!! I told my mom........................ give me $50.00 more and I can raise a WHOLE lamb for next to nothing!!!! AND we get more than just the leg!!!
     
  9. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I failed to mention that the geese and ducks are frozen. the price would be a little more palatable for the goose was fresh.
     
  10. Capvin

    Capvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goose is a favorite of ours so I usually buy it a couple of times a year. Happened to have one in the freezer that I just bought last week and it was a bit over 12 lbs and cost $6.69 per pound making it $80.61. This is a free range young goose and we really do enjoy them. I prepare them by putting them on a rotteserie for at least 6-7 hours. That way all the fat drips off and I usually get at least a quart of pure, white fat that I use for other cooking. During the summer when I am at my home in upstate NY I dont buy goose, but just shoot a canadian goos right on my property and it is certainly as good as the store bought but a bit more work in the cleaning and preparing.
     

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