:: CHUCK TENDER (2308) ::
Is located in the scapular region, lying lateral to the blade bone on the cranial side of the blade ridgelly with the rib cage (plate). The skeletal components: Blade bone and scapular cartilage and proximal epiphysis of the humerus. Muscular component: M. Supraspinatus. Processing it is separated from the superficial muscles covering the scapular area and excised by cutting from the blade bone surface (fossa supraspinatus), blade ridge and scapular cartilage. It may be prepared with the connective tissue cover retained or removed.