Beef was the most enjoyed meat by the Egyptians, that was if they could afford it! It was so expensive because cattle needed fields of grass to eat and of course that took up their precious land!(we wouldn't want that to happen, now would we?)
People thought that Mutton and goat were not so good,(I can see where they get that idea!!) and pork and fish were considered "unclean." However people ate a lot of fish and poultry because it was the cheapest to buy. Of course, it was also very easy to get because of the Nile River/life line!