poultryman


Also found in: Thesaurus.

poultryman

(ˈpəʊltrɪmən) or

poulterer

n, pl -trymen or -terers
1. (Agriculture) Also called: chicken farmer a person who rears domestic fowls, esp chickens, for their eggs or meat
2. (Agriculture) a dealer in poultry, esp one who sells the dressed carcasses
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poultryman - a dealer in poultry and poultry products
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
First UC Extension specialist, a poultryman, hired with goal to double egg production from 80 eggs per hen per year average
They were the poultryman's house on the north side of the Trans-Canada Highway, a house on the south side of the highway, the granary, the creamery and hog barn, and the dairy barn.
Jeff Woodburn of Dalton is a teacher, writer, restaurateur and an inefficient poultryman.
When a poultryman can say he's never lost a bird to the environment--and he lives where the average winter temperature is minus 4[degrees]F and the snowfall is five feet-you know he's doing something right with his poultry flock.
(15) He had attended Connecticut Agricultural College in Mansfield, studying to be a poultryman, (16) but within a few years he and his sister Margaret (17) had moved to California where he ended up working in the Coalinga oil field as a superintendent for the Independent Oil Production Agency.