Grading

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by kenora44, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. kenora44

    kenora44 Out Of The Brooder

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    What makes a meat bird grade A, B etc? I have heard the term but not sure what it means?
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Chickens are graded with the standard USDA classifications of A, B, C. The highest grade is "A" and this is the grade you should look for in your super market. The lower the grade, the older, and less tender and usable the meat will be.


    Great chart of size/age: http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Articles/Cooking-Tips--Techniques-642/chickens.aspx#2


    Fantastic
    article that talks about backyard - home grown chicken - NOT the Cornish crosses - and how to cook them best www.albc-usa.org/documents/cookingwheritagechicken.pdf
     
  3. kenora44

    kenora44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx for the links
     

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