Poultry

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Poultry Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a domesticated gallinaceous bird though to be descended from the red jungle fowl
  • flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl ,
  • flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

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Poultry Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Poultry is a group of domesticated birds kept for meat, eggs, and feathers. These usually include farm animals such as ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, and among other types of birds.



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'Poultry' example sentence in quotations


* Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed. - William Jennings Bryan


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  • Bird flu hits third poultry farm in Netherlands
    The Hague, Nov 22 (IANS) An outbreak of bird flu was detected at a third Dutch poultry farm, the country's ministry of economic affairs announced Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Poultry'
  • WHO braces for bird flu spread in European poultry
    The World Health Organization cautioned Tuesday that a new kind of bird flu hitting European poultry farms would spread among birds, after Britain confirmed its outbreak was of the same strain as in the Netherlands and Germany. Sweden meanwhile ordered farmers to keep hens and other poultry indoors "as a precaution", amid concerns that the highly infecti Read more on this news related to 'Poultry'
  • New bird flu cluster identified in Netherlands
    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities Friday said they will slaughter poultry at a cluster of three farms after new cases of bird flu were found in the town of Kamperveen, in the third outbreak in the Netherlands this week. Read more on this news related to 'Poultry'

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