Rhomboideus
Common Name
Hump
Group
Dorsal
Whole Sale Section
Chuck, Rib
Origin
Arises on the ligamentum nuchae from the second cervical thru the eighth thoracic vertebrae.
Insertion
Medial side of the scapular ridge.
Action
Moves the scapula forward and upward
Innervation
Sixth and seventh cervical nerves
Blood Supply
Dorsal and deep cervical arteries
Retail Cuts
Beef Rib Roast, Beef Rib Steak, Beef Rib Steak Boneless, Beef Chuck Blade Roast, Beef Chuck Blade Steak, Beef Chuck 7-Bone Pot Roast, Beef Chuck 7-Bone Steak, Beef Chuck Under Blade Pot Roast, Beef Chuck Under Blade Pot Roast Boneless, Beef Chuck Under Blade Steak, Beef Chuck Under Blade Steak Boneless
Color
L* : 41.35
a* : 28.43
b* : 20.99
Pgment Conc. (Heme Iron) : 20.69
Processing Characteristics
Fat : 63.5
Moisture : 720.8
Protein : 201.9
Ash : 13.8
Palatability
Shear Force
Dry : 13.4lbs
Moist : 11.3lbs
Connective tissue amount
Dry : Moderate amount
Moist : Moderate amount
Flavor intensity
Dry : Slightly intense
Moist : Slightly intense
Juiciness
Dry : Slightly juicy
Moist : Slightly juicy
Tenderness - Panel Scores for Tenderness (8 point scale)
Dry : 4.16
Moist : 4.91
Evaluated Tenderness
Dry : Slightly tough
Moist : Slightly tough