Oh absolutely. (might have to age jack up a little bit more because of that as well)
In some versions she injured her leg which is why she can't go herself. And he's just supposed to bring it to the butcher in some versions too. So he only kinda has a delivery job and then gets side tracked before even getting there.
I do like the leg as a reason, so I kept that.
.... But yea. Fairy tales are a big mess almost always.