There is a big battle between goat Vs lamb meat, both look the same but there is a pole apart difference between them.
I have to clear before,
|Lamb||Less than one-year sheep|
|Mutton||More than one-year Sheep|
|Goat meat||Less than one year Goat|
|Chevon||More than one year Goat|
tastewise both are different but, lamb meat is softer compared to goat meat. I have tested both types of meat but I always love to eat goat meat because it is delicious and makes a difference compared to lamb meat.
in Europe & America, the Population of lamb is more compared to Goats while in Asia & Africa the goat population is more compared to lamb. This data is according to the livestock census.
Lamb Meat overview
the young sheep which is less than one year known as a lamb. the lamb meat is mostly preferred in the united states because it is lean and softer while on the other hand sheep meat is quite fatty.
The color of lamb meat is pink which tests better than the sheep.
don’t be confused about lamb or Mutton
Lamb vs Mutton: which one tastes better?
|One-year-old sheep are known as lamb||Mature 1-3 years old sheep known as mutton|
|Lamb meat is in pink color||Mutton color is in deep red|
|US people preferred lamb meat compared to sheep meat||Mutton is more popular in Europe|
|The fat percentage is less compared to sheep||The fat percentage is more in mutton or sheep.|
|As compared to sheep meat, lamb meat is fine, softer, and delicious.||Tastewise mutton taste more delicious than lamb|
Goat meat overview
In Asia and Africa, peoples prefer goat meat compared to lamb and sheep meat. the weight of goat is less compared to lamb and sheep that’s the reason goat meat tastes better.
Goat meat is also called mutton in Asia and Africa. the average live weight of a goat is 20 kg approximately. A 20 kg live goat gives 11 kg net meat
People love to eat goat meat curries, biryani, Mexican and Jamaican dishes of goat meat. My mouth is watering taking the names of such dishes. hahaha
The goat meat comes under the red meat, it is harder compared to sheep meat. The protein percentage in goat meat is more compared to lean meat.
What is goat meat called?
goat’s meat called chevon. the common name of goat in various countries is ”goat” and the adult goat
Nutrients comparison between Goat meat vs lamb meat
100 gm cooked and roasted goat and lamb contain:
|Goat meat||Lamb meat|
According to the above nutrients compositions, Goat meat is healthier compared to lamb meat. the lamb meat is higher in fat contains more calories.
Source: USDA GOV
lamb vs goat meat: which is healthier?
high fat & cholesterol meat is considered bad for the health while a high percentage of protein considered good for health.
on average Human body requires 50 g of protein daily but not able to get this because of the higher cost of meat.
the 100 gm cooked goat meat contains 27 g protein while on the other hand lamb meat contains 2 grams less protein. lamb meat has higher fat and calories which is bad for health.
Finally, it has been proven that goat meat is healthier compared to lamb meat.