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poult

 (pōlt)
n.
A young fowl, especially a young turkey.

[Middle English pult, young fowl, young chicken, short for polet, from Old French poulet, diminutive of poule, polle, hen; see poulard.]

poult

(pəʊlt)
n
(Animals) the young of a gallinaceous bird, esp of domestic fowl
[C15: syncopated variant of poulet pullet]

poult

(pʊlt)
n
(Textiles) a fine plain-weave fabric of silk, rayon, nylon, etc, with slight ribs across it. Also called: poult-de-soie
[C20: from French; of unknown origin; compare paduasoy]

poult

(poʊlt)

n.
a young fowl, as of the turkey, the pheasant, or a similar bird.
[1375–1425; late Middle English pult(e); syncopated variant of pullet]

poult

- A young domestic fowl (like a turkey) being raised for food.
See also related terms for turkey.
Translations

poult

n (Farming)
(= chicken)junges Huhn
(= turkey)junger Truthahn
(= pheasant)junger Fasan
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For shipped poults, inspect each poult and dip their beak in water as you put them in the brooder.
Turkey meat production in December 2009 is also expected to be lower than the previous year, as turkey poult placements have been smaller than in 2008 during almost all of 2009, the report said.
Nest success, hen survival and poult survival depend on a number of variables, including weather, predation and habitat conditions.
Poult placings would fall to 19 million next year, he claimed, compared with 22 million this year.
The hatched poult then goes through imprinting, or the process of identifying with and establishing an attachment to social figures--like its mom and siblings.
Turkey poult feeding activity, invertebrate abundance, and vegetation structure.
We categorized poult diet samples into poult age classes of 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12 wk.
Top gainers were PEARL, GGMC, SALBOOKH, HUMANSOFT and POULT.
In addition, the report said lower turkey poult placements, currently recorded at 231 million for the first nine months of 2009, will result in lower production in 2010.