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Azzdodd

  • Joined Apr 2012
Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« on: February 04, 2016, 02:31:06 pm »
Well long story short a late born ewe lamb 2014 jumped the fence in with her father an had a lamb herself. He's never been a good doer I ate his mum a few months back he has just been hanging around in the field with the ram an was very small so decided I'll take him the butcher an have the whole carcus back an do something with him (waste not want not) an idea's. I've had the carcus weighed today an he weighes a little over 9kg....
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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2016, 03:29:55 pm »
Had you kept him til midsummer he would have had more condition to him, and made him more worthwhile to slaughter.  Meanwhile, how about a spit roast  :hungry:  :sheep:
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Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2016, 04:22:37 pm »
There must be curry recipes for that kind of meat....

Foobar

  • Joined Mar 2012
  • South Wales
Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2016, 04:41:24 pm »
I sent one away last year that was a late lamb, and as it was a ram lamb I didn't really want to hold onto it for any longer - that came back at 10.9kg.  I just did each leg whole, with the chump left on, each shoulder whole, and for the loin I boned and rolled it whole (eg. not split down the middle, roll both loin eyes together - its probably called a rolled double loin or something :)).

kanisha

  • Joined Dec 2007
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Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2016, 05:14:12 pm »
goodness that much  ;) Ouessants aren't very big but they're tasty!

Would agree about Foobars choice of cuts . My butcher puts a cut into the leg so that it will flex to go in the pan but otherwise its whole.
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Azzdodd

  • Joined Apr 2012
Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2016, 09:59:51 pm »
Thanks for the replies it was a ram lamb an it was just starting to become a pain butting when I took in hay etc an I could do with the space for lambing my ram can go with the ewes after lambing an it's an extra paddock freed up.

I am thinking whole leg joints just be smaller, shoulders the same an maybe just see what rest is like then :-)

Big Light

  • Joined Aug 2011
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Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2016, 09:14:05 am »
Rack of ribs from centre or fillet out the eye chops and use as a fillet type roast / couple of roasts or similar . Slow roast the belly rolled and stuffed with couscous

Foobar

  • Joined Mar 2012
  • South Wales
Re: Whole lamb carcus of small lamb
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2016, 10:34:09 am »
Give the belly to the dog, it will be all skin anyway! :)

 

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