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Herald rancher Gary Silva caters to increasing demand for goat meat

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Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009 12:00 am

Out in the far reaches of Herald toward Rancho Seco is a ranch where about 2,000 goats are raised for people who enjoy eating them.

Gary Silva Jr. has about 500 acres and rents another 1,840 acres from prominent Sacramento developer Angelo Tsakopoulos to raise his goats. He also has 400 head of beef cattle that he raises with the goats, but he finds that goats are cheaper to raise than cows.

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  • posted at 6:24 pm on Wed, Nov 25, 2009.


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  • posted at 2:57 pm on Mon, Nov 23, 2009.


    It's a stronger tasting meat. Not bad, but it's not mild like chicken or anything.

  • posted at 4:49 am on Mon, Nov 23, 2009.


    Thank you, LNS, for getting this information to the public. Goat is a wonderful meat and now I know that there is a local way to get this product. For those interested, espresso serves as a great base for a rub on roasted goat leg. Add some brown sugar, cumin, and cayenne, and you've got the makings of an excellent meal.

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