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Domesticated fowl, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese, raised for meat or eggs.
farmed, domestic birds including fowls, turkeys, ducks, geese. For other words relating to domestic birds, see under avian.
poultry hemorrhagic syndrome
see hemorrhagic syndrome.
see dermanyssus gallinae.
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.