USDA Poultry Grading Manual

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
Price
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Overview

This manual includes full-color photos. Includes guidelines for uniform application of the U.S. Department of Agriculture classes, standards, and grades of poultry.

Although designed to aid poultry graders, the information in this manual is useful for those teaching poultry grading, poultry marketing, and the poultry industry. Along with information on classes, standards, and grades of poultry, topics covered include the voluntary poultry grading program and grading of poultry for compliance with special purchase requirements. Information on grading live poultry is included for use with judging teams and agriculture classes. The contents can also serve as a course outline for a poultry grading school. Other resource materials related to poultry grading are also listed. (32 pp.)

USDA Poultry Grading Manual (USDA) (AH-31) Revised April 1998

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