Did you know?: Goats are valued as livestock in Okinawa

Did you know?: Goats are valued as livestock in Okinawa

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Okinawa

Heejaa (or Hiijaa) goats are valued as livestock in Okinawa. Locals commonly cook soup with heejaa bones and meat or eat it raw as (sashimi) as it is thought that the rich nutrition is an energy boost. Some eateries even serve up heejaa burger or goat pizza, making the healthy treat easy to get your hands on.

 

 

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