Handbook of Australian Meat 7th Edition AusMeatInternational Red Meat Manual
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WEIGHT RANGES & YIELD GUIDE

Carcase - Primal Cut Weight Ranges
PRIMAL CUT H.A.M. No. carcase % 18-20kg 20-24kg 24-28kg
LEG - CHUMP ON 4800 LEG - CHUMP ON 4800 32.6% 2.9 - 3.3 3.3 - 3.9 3.9 - 4.6
RACK (7R) 4930 RACK (7R) 4930 9.5% 0.95 - 1.0 1.0 - 1.2 1.2 - 1.3
SHORT LOIN (1R) 4880 SHORT LOIN (1R) 4880 12.1% 1.1 - 1.2 1.2 - 1.5 1.5 - 1.7
SQUARE CUT SHOULDER (5R) 4990 SQUARE CUT SHOULDER (5R) 4990 20.5% 1.9 - 2.1 2.1 - 2.5 2.5 - 2.9
PRIMAL CUT H.A.M. No. carcase % 18-20kg 20-24kg 24-28kg
NECK 5020 NECK 5020 3.2% 0.6 - 0.7 0.7 - 0.8 0.8 - 0.9
FORESHANK 5030 FORESHANK 5030 5.8% 0.5 - 0.6 0.6 - 0.7 0.7 - 0.8
BREAST & FLAP 5010 BREAST & FLAP 5010 12.1% 1.1 - 1.2 1.2 - 1.5 1.5 - 1.7
PRIMAL CUT H.A.M. No. carcase % 18-20kg 20-24kg 24-28kg
Fat trim on primals maximum 10mm
  Carcase - Primal Cut Weight Ranges

This chart can be used to identify a carcase cut percentage and average primal weight from various carcase weight ranges. This information is to be used as a guide only.