it depends how old it is.
If it's a baby sheep it's called Lamb, if it's a fully-grown sheep it's called Mutton.
Lamb is usually more popular because the meat is younger and fresher.
Mutton or lamb - it depends on the age of the sheep when it was slaughtered.
The meat of a mature sheep is called Mutton, whereas the meat of a young sheep is called lamb.
The meat from a young sheep is also the name of the animal: lamb. Meat from an older sheep is mutton.
So Young calf meat is Called Lamb Meat
Meat from an adult sheep is called mutton. Meat from is sheep under one year of age is called lamb.
A young sheep is referred to as a "lamb" until it reaches 20 weeks. After that, it is usually referred to as simply "sheep". For the meat of sheep: "lamb" is the meat from sheep under 1 year of age "hogget" is meat from a juvenile 1 year of age but not yet adult "mutton" is meat from an adult sheep See the appended link for more definitions of sheep by age.
A clay sheep is a sheep made out of clay
Lamb, mutton, and hogget (UK, New Zealand and Australia) are the meat of domestic sheep. The meat of a sheep in its first year is lamb; that of a juvenile sheep older than 1 year is hogget; and the meat of an adult sheep is mutton.Distinct from the meat, a lamb also describes a live juvenile sheep, which may or may not be used for its meat. In Australia, the term prime lamb is often used to refer to lambs raised for meat.
You would call someone who looks after sheep a shepherd.
You can call it "fryer meat"; sometimes it's also categorized as "fowl"; but, generally speaking, rabbit meat doesn't have a special name for it -- it's like chicken (which you just call "chicken"), not like cow (which you can call "beef").
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Mutton is the meat from a sheep or a goat, the animal will be two years old or more at the time of slaughter to be called mutton. Most sheep are slaughtered at a younger age and then the meat is known as lamb.
Because we usually eat lamb that atually comes from lambs that are around a year old. Sheep meat is called mutton.
Mutton or lamb depending on the age of the sheep when it was slaughtered.
Yes goat meat is healthier than sheep meat.
Adult sheep meat is known as mutton.
niether.mutton ia a meat coming from a cow and joined together by a pig:O No. Mutton is the meat from a sheep. From an older sheep. Lamb = meat from 1 year old sheep. hogget = meat from two year old sheep. mutton = meat from 3/4 year old sheep.
there is no plural for sheep 1 sheep is call a sheep and more than 1 sheep is call a sheep
By the breed of sheep being kept but eventually all sheep end up as meat.
Meat from baby sheep is called "lamb." Mature sheep meat is known as "mutton." Meat from a calf is called "veal." Meat from baby sheep is called "lamb." Mature sheep meat is known as "mutton." Meat from a calf is called "veal."