Poultry Carcass Breakdown

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2022: $175,000.00
Projected End Date: 11/30/2025
Grant Recipient: Cornell University
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Amy Barkley
Cornell University
Breaking down whole carcasses into parts is a skill learned through practice that has the potential to increase on-farm income by providing customers with familiar easy-to-cook pieces of chicken. Approaching the cuts from a safe and efficient perspective is a key to learning the method. This photo-forward fact sheet shows the step-by-step process of breaking down a whole chicken.
Fact Sheet
Amy Barkley, Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Ordering info:
Amy Barkley
[email protected]
Cornell Cooperative Extension
21 S. Grove St
East Aurora, NY 14052
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