hogget


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hogget

(ˈhɒɡɪt)
n
1. (Agriculture) a sheep up to the age of one year that has yet to be sheared
2. (Cookery) the meat of this sheep
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Noun1.hogget - a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
lamb - young sheep
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They were kept in separate flocks; first there were the hoggets, then the oldest of the younger lambs and lastly the very young ones {80} all kept apart from one another; as for his dairy, all the vessels, bowls, and milk pails into which he milked, were swimming with whey.
A small entry of store lambs again sold to a scorching trade as the fat hogget price continues to stand firm.
She will probably be sold as hogget, an older lamb with richer, darker meat.
Fear not though, I have an alternative - Scottish hogget is available and it's truly fantastic.
Suddenly, the tweets from a farmer I follow left me hungry for more about his hogget (a year-old lamb).
1]), per grazing cycle was calculated from the sum of the mean weight of the test-hoggets, with the mean weight of each regulator hogget multiplied by the number of days that they remained in each paddock, divided by the number of days of the grazing cycle.
Koffmann and a number of the country's leading chefs attended a private silver anniversary lunch at Le From top: Native cos lettuce, peas Fillet of hogget, cockles and Champignon Sauvage late last year.
Then came a main course of roast saddle of aged Kettyle lamb, hogget sausage, marsh samphire, confit potatos, new season carrots, sloe gin and rowanberry jus.
Other results highlighted consumer confusion over hogget (a mature lamb between one and two years old) with only 16 per cent of respondents aware that hogget is meat from sheep.
And the old farm will go bust unless the perky piglet and Ma Hogget can rustle up some cash in the big city.