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What do you call the meat of sheep?

Updated: 8/10/2023
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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.

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13y ago

Mutton or lamb - it depends on the age of the sheep when it was slaughtered.

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The meat of a mature sheep is called Mutton, whereas the meat of a young sheep is called lamb.

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The meat from a young sheep is also the name of the animal: lamb. Meat from an older sheep is mutton.

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So Young calf meat is Called Lamb Meat

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Lamb

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Mutton

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What do you call a cut of meat from sheep?

lamb chop.


What do you call the meat of a baby sheep?

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").


What do you call the meat obtained from the sheep?

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What animal does mutton come from?

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.


If a lamb turns into a sheep after one year why do we call the meat lamb and not sheep?

Because we usually eat lamb that atually comes from lambs that are around a year old. Sheep meat is called mutton.


What is the name of meat that sheep make?

Mutton or lamb depending on the age of the sheep when it was slaughtered.


Is goat meat more healthier than sheep meat?

Yes goat meat is healthier than sheep meat.


What is adult sheep meat called?

Adult sheep meat is known as mutton.


Is a mutton fruit or vegetable?

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.


What is the pluarl for sheep?

there is no plural for sheep 1 sheep is call a sheep and more than 1 sheep is call a sheep


How do you know if sheep are being kept for wool or meat?

By the breed of sheep being kept but eventually all sheep end up as meat.


What is young lamb meat called?

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."