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Brachiocephalicus

Group
Neck
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
The cledio-occipitalis arises from the occipital bone and ligamentum nuchae. The cleido-mastoideus, arises by a round tendon on the mastoid process.
Insertion
The deltoid tuberosity and crest of the humerus, and the fascia of the shoulder and arm.
Action
Extends shoulder, extends and inclines the head and neck
Innervation
Spinal accessory, cervical, and axillary nerves.
Blood Supply
Inferior cervical, carotid, and vertebral arteries.
Retail Cuts
Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast, Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast Boneless, Beef Chuck Arm Steak, Beef Chuck Arm Steak Boneless
Color
L* : 42.66
a* : 28.79
b* : 21.61
Pgment Conc. (Heme Iron) : 16.86
Processing Characteristics
Fat : 64
Moisture : 731
Protein : 193.6
Ash : 11.4
Palatability
Shear Force
Dry : 15.5lbs
Moist : 12.6lbs
Connective tissue amount
Dry : Moderately abundant
Moist : Moderately abundant
Flavor intensity
Dry : Slightly intense
Moist : Slightly intense
Juiciness
Dry : Slightly dry
Moist : Slightly juicy
Tenderness - Panel Scores for Tenderness (8 point scale)
Dry : 2.62
Moist : 2.2
Evaluated Tenderness
Dry : Very tough
Moist : Very tough