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Mar 18, 2008 01:10 PM

Where to buy a whole lamb...

Does anyone know a good place to buy a whole lamb? There used to be a place near Santa Rosa......I'd like to find a good source!

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  1. Lamb from Marin Sun Farms is excellent. I'd contact their butcher shop in Pt Reyes

    Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop
    10905 Hwy 1, Point Reyes Station, Ca

    1. You may be thinking of CK Lamb, in Healdsburg, used by many of the Sonoma County chefs. Very good flavor.

      Bruce H. Campbell - C. K. Lamb
      11100 Los Amigos Road
      Healdsburg, CA 95448
      (707) 431-8161
      FAX (707) 431-8100

      Product: Whole California Lamb, custom cuts, shipped to anywhere in the U.S.,
      available year-round.

      1. Golden Gate Meats was offering milk fed lamb for Easter, including whole lambs for special order.

        1. If I help you turn the spit, do I get the head?

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          1. re: OldTimer

            I cooked a whole pig last year and my family was completely grossed out by the pig's head...their loss! I wonder how disgusting a cooked lamb's head will be?

            1. re: Satyr

              It is an old Greek custom to reward the "spit-turner" with the head. It is not disgusting...a bit fatty but delicious. It just takes a little getting used to...especially the eyes. I'm kind of joking, because I doubt if you can get a lamb with head on. Most of the carcasses I've seen have the head removed.