Comercialized in 1 kilogram portions. This comes from the forequarter and the hindquarter. There is more collagen in the forequarter shanks and therefore they are more tender. The shanks from our oxen weigh about 5 kg each, but they can be cut smaller if desired. It is very gelatinous, smooth meat, due to its high collagen content it is ideal to stew, and it comes from the same area as the ossobuco but is traditionally deboned and cut lengthwise (Deep frozen product with liquid nitrogen).