Ready to Cook Carcasses

Grading A, B, C, or NG based on appearance.
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Grade A
Which grade allows no more than 1/4" exposing flesh on the breast & legs of a carcass up to 6 lbs.?
Grade B
Which grade allows 2 disjointed, but no broken bones?
True
True or False: There is no limit on size, number of area, or intensity of discolorations and flesh bruises if such areas do not render any part of the carcass unfit for food.
Grade A
Which grade allows for the wing tips and tail to be missing without affecting the quality?
Grade C
Which carcass has no limit on exposed flesh?
Grade C
Which carcass has no limit on the number of disjointed or broken bones?
Grade B
Which grade allows for the wing tips, 2nd wing joint, and tail all to be missing?
Not wider than the base of the tail and extending half way between the base of the tail and the hip joints.
How much of the tail can be missing?
Grade A
Which grade allows for 1/2" of flesh exposed on the breast and legs on a carcass 6 lbs. and heavier?
Grade B
Which grade allows no more than 1/3 of flesh exposed on each part of the carcass (or each individual part)?
Carcasses with tears, rips, or chucks of the flesh missing.
When is a carcass determined as a "No Grade?"
2" total area
On a Grade A carcass weighing heavier than 6 lbs., how much flesh can be exposed besides on the breast and legs?
Grade B
A carcass having one disjointed bone and one nonprotruding broken bone is graded as what?
Grade C
A carcass missing both full wings is graded what?
Grade A
A carcass weighing 8 lbs. has one disjointed bone and 1/2" exposed section on the breast. What grade is it?
Grade B
A carcass weighing 5 lbs. has 1/3 of the flesh exposed on both the breast and legs, but no other defects. What grade is it?
Grade C
A section on the back of the carcass has less than 1/3 of the flesh exposed, but greater than 1" along with one disjointed wing, one protruding broken bone, and a small portion of the tail missing. What grade is it?
No Grade
A carcass has 2 fully missing wings, 1/3 of the breast meat exposed, with a rip in the flesh on the thigh. What grade is it?
Grade A
A carcass less than 6 lbs. has an exposed portion of the breast about 1/8", 1 disjointed wing, and has missing wing tips. What grade is it?
Grade C
All of the skin is removed from the carcass, but there are no other defects. What grade is it?
Grade A
No defects
Grade B
Back is cut out halfway between the base of the tail and the hip joints.
Grade C
More than 1/3 of flesh exposed on breast.
Grade B
Parts of wing removed beyond the second joint.
Grade C
Entire wing removed.
Grade C
Over 1/3 of the drumstick is exposed.
Grade C
Trimmed more than halfway between base of tail and hip joints.
Grade C
Protruding broken bone in wing tip.
Grade A
Exposed Flesh on Back
Less than 1 ½ inches
Grade B
Exposed Flesh on Breast
Less than one-third of the part
Grade B
Exposed Flesh on Leg
Less than one-third of the part
Grade C
Exposed Flesh on Breast
Less than one-third of the part
Meat yield affected
Flesh cut deeper than thickness of nickel.
Grade A
Processing Cuts near Keel Bone on Breast in Vent Area
Less than 1 inch
Grade B
Processing Cuts near Keel Bone on Breast in Vent Area
More than 1 inch.
Grade B
Processing Cuts near Keel Bone on Breast in Vent Area
More than 1 inch
Grade A
Processing Cuts on Thigh in Vent Area
Less than 1 inch
Grade B
Processing Cuts on Thigh in Vent Area
More than 1 inch
Grade A
Disjointed left wing where it attaches to the body
Grade B
Non-Protruding Broken Wing
Grade A
Missing Tail at Base
Grade B
Missing Tail less than ½ way to Hip Joint
Grade C
Missing Tail more than ½ way to Hip Joint
Grade C
Exposed Flesh on Leg Meat Quality Affected
Cut is deeper than 1/8 inch(depth of a nickel)
Grade A
Disjointed Bone (left wing)
Grade B
Exposed Flesh on Thigh near Vent processing cut
More than 1 inch
Grade C
Exposed Flesh on Leg & Breast Less than 1/3 of part
Whole Wing Missing
Grade B
Disjointed Right Wing
Non-protruding Broken
Bone Left Wing
Grade B
Exposed Flesh on Breast
Less than 1/3 Part
Missing Left Wing Tip
Grade B
Missing Tail
Less than ½ way to
Hip Joint
Grade A
Missing two Wing Tips
Grade B
Exposed Flesh Breast
Near Neck
Less than 1/3 part
Grade A
Missing wing tips
Grade B
Disjointed wing on one side
Missing flesh less than 1/3 of breast
No Grade
missing meat off tip of keel
Grade C
missing whole wing
Grade C
Grade C
Protruding broken bone in wing tip
Grade A
No defect
No Grade
Part of meat missing from leg
Grade C
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