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Definition of Poult

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A poult refers to a young turkey under one year old. Typically, young turkeys are called poults, but the term could refer to chickens or pheasants as well. For a young chicken, the term pullet is usually used.

Common Misspellings: pult, pullet
Examples:
Turkey poults can be difficult to raise because they are more delicate than chicken pullets.

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