:: CHUCK AND BLADE (2301) ::
It consists in a cut from the forequarter made up of neck, chuck and blade. It is located in the cervical region and dorsal region, limited caudally by the fore ribs and ventrally by the corresponding portion of the rib cage (plate) and shin. This cut boneless comes from the bonein cut. Brisket and shin are taking away. Chuck and neck are prepared together and the shoulder clod and chuck tender have been separated but are included with them. The skeletal components: The 1st to 7th cervical vertebrae and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd dorsal, vertebrae and corresponding spinal rib ends, blade bone and scapular cartilage, humerus, ulna and proximal epiphysis of the radius. Muscular component: Muscles rhomboideus, complexus, esplenius, longissimus dorsi, espinalis dorsi, multifidi dorsi, iliocostalis, serratus dorsalis cranealis, trape zius, deltoideus, latissimus dorsi, infraspinatus, triceps brachii (long head, lateral head and medial head), anconeus internus, anconeus externus, teres major, tensor de la fasciae antebrachii and supraespinatus.