Is lamb considered red meat?

Answer Lamb is considered a red meat, much like beef, although it's often considered healthier than other red meats because of its relatively high protein and zinc content. Lamb is the meat from a young s... Read More »

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Is lamb, deer, and buffalo considered red meat?

Yes it is because these animals have to be hunted in the wild and are considered "game" and because of this the meat is red when raw and not white when it is cooked.

Is lamb red meat or white meat?

Lamb falls into the red meat category along with beef, veal and pork, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, because of the amount of myoglobin protein held in the muscle of the animal.So... Read More »

How to Figure Meat on a Lamb?

Lamb is the meat from sheep under 1-year-old. Sheep often reach a market weight of 120 to 140 lb. at 5 to 6 months of age. The dressing percentage for lamb is about 54 percent. This means 54 percen... Read More »

What type of meat is lamb?

According to American Lamb, lamb is a type of red meat produced from the sheep and its young offspring, the lamb. Older sheep slaughtered for meat are known as mutton, while young animals are known... Read More »