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Official standards used for the grading of poultry.
Official standards used for the grading of shell eggs.
Official standards used for the grading of rabbits.
Official Standards used for the grading of Livestock, Beef, Goat, Lamb, Pork, Wool, and Mohair.
Certified Programs for Beef, Pork, and Veal
IMPS are a series of meat product specifications maintained by AMS.
Correct interpretation and application of the U.S. Classes, Standards and Grades poultry.
Correct interpretation and application of the U.S. Standards, Grades and Weight Classes for shell eggs.
Information on the purchase of poultry for volume food buyers.
Buy Quality Eggs with Confidence
Information on the purchase of shell eggs for volume food buyers.
Quality Poultry for volume Buyers
Information on poultry certification services for volume food buyers.
Quality Eggs for volume Buyers
Information on shell egg certification service for volume food buyers.
Grading and certification services for volume food buyers of poultry. Companion brochure to the video.
Grading and certification services for volume food buyers of shell eggs. Companion brochure to the video.
Consumer information on basic poultry purchasing, nutrition, safety and quality factors.
Consumer information on basic shell egg purchasing, nutrition, safety and quality factors.
Consumer information on basic meat purchasing, nutrition, safety and quality factors.
Poultry Grading and Inspection
The difference between FSIS inspection and AMS grading functions.
Color brochure highlighting benefits of USDA grading of shell eggs.
Color brochure highlighting benefits of USDA grading of poultry.
Color brochure highlighting benefits of USDA grading of shell eggs.
Lesson plan material for educators.
Lesson plan material for educators.
Color photos of interior of shell eggs showing quality factors
Lesson plan material for educators.
Lesson plan material for educators.
Lesson plan material for educators.
Lesson plan material for educators.
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Materials with a fee
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Regulations, standards, and educational materials Order Form
Poultry-grading Manual (AH-31)
$5.25 - Print version
Another Pair of Eyes (17-minute long and 7 minute short poultry DVD)
$5.50
Shedding Light on the Grademark (15-minute long and 7 minute short shell egg DVD)
$5.50
Interior Quality of Eggs (AMS-PY-004) (chart)
$3.75 - Print version
Color photos of interior of shell eggs showing quality factors
Official Egg Air Cell Gauge (FORM PY-35)
$1.25 - A gauge used to assess the quality of an individual shell egg in accordance with U.S. grade standards. The reverse side describes size and weight classes.
U.S. Standards for Quality of Individual Shell Eggs (AMS-605) (chart)
$3.75 - Print version
U.S. Standards for Quality of Individual Shell Eggs (C-53) (slide set)
$45.00

 
  Last Modified Date: 05/01/2013