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poultry

(pōl′trē)
n.
Domesticated fowl, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese, raised for meat or eggs.

poultry

farmed, domestic birds including fowls, turkeys, ducks, geese. For other words relating to domestic birds, see under avian.

poultry flea
see echidnophagagallinacea.
poultry hemorrhagic syndrome
see hemorrhagic syndrome.
poultry mite
poultry waste
spilled feed, dried litter and fecal residues from chicken houses can be used to provide a high-protein supplement feed for livestock. There are hazards, especially botulism and poisoning by feed additives such as copper and phosphorus. The material may also contain an unidentified hepatoxin. Called also dried poultry waste.