Elk Shoulder Roast - Average Weight 7 to 8 Lbs.
Elk Shoulder Roast. This package includes boneless Elk shoulder roast. Average Weight 7 to 8 Lbs. Elk Meat is dark, coarsely grained, mild with a sweet flavor. This is a pure bred Wapiti raised by small independent farmers near their native ranges in New Zealand. They are pasture raised on grass and leaves. No growth hormones or antibiotics are used when raising these animals.
The Elk is one of the largest species of deer in the world and one of the largest land mammals in North America and Eastern Asia.
Elk meat tastes similar to beef but is a little more mild and sweet. The USDA National Nutrient Database shows that raw wild elk provides 94 calories, 1.2 grams of fat (0.5 grams saturated), 19.5 grams of protein, and 47 milligrams of cholesterol for a 3-ounce serving.