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forequarter

(fôr′kwôr′tər)
n.
The foreleg, shoulder, and adjacent lateral parts of an animal, especially a horse.

forequarter

the quarter of an animal carcass that includes a forelimb; in the live animal refers to the part of the animal forward of the elbow, excluding the neck and head.
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Mean values for slaughter weight (PA), hot carcass weight (PCQ), yield (RND), forequarter weight (PD), sawcut hindquarters weight (PT), spare rib weight (PPA), cold carcass weight (CCW) and cold carcass pH (pHF) are presented in Table 2.
This hormone has an effect reflex in the commercial aspect of the carcass because, cuts allocated in the forequarters have less value than in the hindquarters.
The forequarters are very muscular, while the hindquarters are underdeveloped.
Private storage aid can be awarded for fresh or frozen adult carcasses in the form of whole carcasses, half carcasses, compensated quarters, forequarters or hindquarters.
We troubled him, but the wind held and did not betray us, and he returned to stripping the doe's forequarters.
The best cuts from the forequarters are the neck and the best end of neck, breast and shoulder.
INSPECTIONS of imported beef from Ireland are to be stepped up after the discovery of small sections of spinal cord in some forequarters.
The largest member of the deer family, the moose is a slab-sided, lanky and ungainly animal with powerful forequarters.
Pocket gophers are powerfully built in the forequarters and have a short neck; the head is fairly small and flattened.
In fact, opportunities for deterioration are few and far between as around one and quarter forequarters of beef are boned out every minute.
com/reports/c52396) has announced the addition of "Market Snapshot Report: Russia-Import-2005, Meat of Bovine Animals, Frozen: Boneless: Forequarters, "Compensated" Quarters in Two Blocks, One of Which Contains the Forequarter, and the Other, the Hindquarter, Excluding the Tenderloin, in One Piece, H" to their offering.
Medium frame of Aberdeen Angus steers provided better characteristics in initial and final weight, empty carcass and warm and cold carcass, less chilling loss, increase in CUT weights of the hindquarters, forequarters and flank, and in the eatable proportion of the carcass.