Deltoideus

Group
Thoracic
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
(1) The upper part of the posterior border of the scapula; (2) the spine of the scapula, by means of the strong aponeurosis which covers the infraspinatus.
Insertion
The deltoid tuberosity and the brachial fascia.
Action
Flexes the shoulder joint and abducts the arm.
Innervation
Axillary nerve.
Blood Supply
Subscapular artery (chiefly through the posterior circumflex)
Retail Cuts
Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast, Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast Boneless, Beef Chuck Arm Steak, Beef Chuck Arm Steak Boneless
Color
L* : 43.8
a* : 27.47
b* : 20.71
Pgment Conc. (Heme Iron) : 16.72
Processing Characteristics
Fat : 64.5
Moisture : 733.5
Protein : 190
Ash : 12.3
Palatability
Shear Force
Dry : 11.6lbs
Moist : 10.6lbs