Annex E-2: Common Names of Poultry Carcasses

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1. Introduction

The following list is from the Livestock and Poultry Carcass Grading Regulations. Additional information regarding common names of poultry cuts can be found in the Meat Cuts Manual - Poultry and in Chapter 7 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures (MOP).

2. Common Names of Poultry Carcasses

English French
Chicken Poulet
Mature chicken Poulet adulte
Old rooster Vieux coq
Capon Chapon
Rock Cornish hen Poule rock cornish
Young turkey Jeune dindon
Mature turkey Dindon adulte
Young duck Jeune canard
Mature Duck Canard adulte
Young goose Jeune oie
Mature goose Oie adulte

3. Common Names of Various Meat Cuts

Common names of various meat cuts can be found in the Meat Cuts Manual, on the CFIA website.

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