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Title: AGR%20376-Meat%20Processing%20Technology


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AGR 376-Meat Processing Technology
  • Beef Slaughter
  • Procedures and Carcass Identification
  • Dr. Stanley F. Kelley
  • Fall 2000

2
Captive Bolt Stun Gun
3
Stun site
4
Stun site
5
Sticking
6
3-3.5 of live wt. is lost as blood
Sticking severs Jugular Vein and Carotid Artery
7
Removal of head between the Atlas and
Axis Vertebrae
8
Atlas joint
9
Fore shank- removed between carpals and
metacarpals
Hind shank- removed between tarsal and metatarsals
10
Cattle are laid in a cradle for skinning
11
Weasand Rod- used to separate the weasand
from the Trachea
12
Rodding the weasand
13
Weasand (esophagus) is striated muscle
Trachea- notice the cartilage rings
14
Weasand is tied off to prevent rumen
contents from contaminating the carcass
15
Sweet Bread (Thymus Gland) located around
the trachea and esophagus in the throat area
16
Bung
Bunging separates the rectum and colon from the
pelvic cavity
17
Evisceration
18
Removing viscera
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Trachea
Lungs
Heart
Pluck
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Lungs
22
Heart
23
Trachea
24
Splitting the carcass down the vertebral
column allows for more rapid chilling and easier
handling
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Can you identify the four vertebral regions?
27
The four vertebral regions
Sacral
Lumbar
Thoracic
Cervical
28
Washing the carcass to remove contamination
29
Pizzle Eye Attachment site of penis
30
Gracilis Muscles
Heifer Bean-shaped
Steer Diamond-shaped
31
Cod Fat is lobular looks like grapes
32
Udder fat is smooth
33
Cod Fat vs. Udder Fat
Cod
Udder
34
Can you identify the sex of this carcass?
35
Gracilis muscle
Aitch bone
Heifer Carcass -Bean-shaped Gracilis muscle -Flat
aitch bone -Udder fat
Udder Fat
36
Can you identify the sex of this carcass?
37
Steer Carcass -Diamond-shaped Gracilis
muscle -Pizzle Eye -Cod Fat
Diamond shaped Gracilis muscle
Pizzle Eye
Curved Aitch Bone
Lobular Cod Fat
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