MEAT CUTS ON A GOAT

Goat Meat Cuts - T4 Ranch

-A very nice interactive chart showing meat cuts of a goat. Energy, fat, saturated fat, protein content, iron and cholesterol comparisons.

 

 

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF GOAT MEAT

Goat Milk and Goat Meat as Therapeutic Aids in Cardiovascular Diseases by John R. Addrizzo. Clemson University.

 

 

Goat meat is low in fat, cholesterol and calories!  Goat meat has a 50-60% lower value in fat than beef, but has a similar protein content. The USDA has also reported that the saturated fat in cooked goat meat is 40% less than that of chicken, even with the skin removed.

3 Oz Cooked Calories

Fat (g)

Sat'd Fat (g) Protein (g) Iron (mg)
Goat
122
2.58
0.79
23
3.3
Beef
245
16
6.8
23
2.9
Pork
310
24
8.7
21
2.7
Lamb
235
16
7.3
22
1.4
Chicken
120
3.5
1.1
21
1.5

Source: USDA Handbook #8, 1989

 

 

 

NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF GOAT - USDA GOAT MEAT ANALYSIS

Goat Meat Nutrition Comparative Chart

Per 3 oz. Cooked
TRAIT
GOAT* CHICKEN** BEEF*** PORK**** LAMB*****
Calories
122 162 179 180 175
Fat (g)
2.6 6.3 7.9 8.2 8.1
Sat Fat (g)
0.79 1.7 3 2.9 2.9
Protein (g)
23 25 25 25 24
Cholesterol (mg)
63.8 76 73.1 73.1 78.2

Data from: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 14 (July 2001)

*Game meat, goat, cooked, roasted.

**Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat only, roasted.

***Beef, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked.

****Pork, fresh, composite of trimmed retail cuts (leg, loin, and shoulder), separable lean only, cooked.

*****Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean only, trimmed to ¼" fat, choice, cooked.

 

 

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