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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #110430: Vocabulary: poultry and game birds...
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    Vocabulary: poultry and game birds...


    There are several sorts and sizes of ways of raising fowlPoultry raising exists on a small scale, in  farms, in chicken houses or more extensively, fowl can be raised either in batteries (battery-cages and growout houses) which are beginning to be seriously regulated, or in what is called free-range farming. The birds are free to roam in the daytime and confined at night or in bad weather. 


    Organic poultry (for eggs and meat) is now often required by consumers. The fowl can be raised freely (free-range poultry) and be protected at night in closed shelters, sheds or barns.

                          
                      A rooster (a cockerel)                  A hen (a pullet)
               
                    A young chicken                      Eggs and chicks.
       

                      Battery cages

                    Free-range raising

     

                     

                        A duck and drake

                          Ducklings

         

                      A turkey

                 Geese (sing.= a goose)

             
              A peacock 

          The peacock dance display

    Other species of fowl are less common. They can grow in a farm, or in  the wilderness, living a happier life, if they do not meet the hunters... They are game birds or wild fowls. 



                
                         A pheasant                       A partridge 
                     
                           A quail                    A guinea fowl

    Well well! Now, you know quite a lot about fowl ... enough not to sound ignorant in a restaurant or in a farm ... You're obviously ready for the test ...

    This lesson wouldn't be complete without mentioning swans (2 of them for more splendour!) 

     

     

                                                           





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    1. Every morning, the crows around six, as soon as the sun rises.
    2. November is a very bad month for in the USA. Lots of them are killed and eaten for Thanksgiving.
    3. When I saw the do his display in the park, I was very impressed ! It's beautiful!
    4. are swimming in the pond near the farm.
    5. As they are such little birds, you need at least six to make a middle-sized pâté .
    6. When walking across the field, near the lake, the hunters could shoot several which were walking in a row.
    7. Visiting the farm, the kid was interested in a group of honking noisily, but when he went to them, they chased him... Very aggressive birds!
    8. I don't want you to buy eggs because the animals are ill-treated.
    9. Look at all the following their mother . How cute they are!
    10. You should buy chickens; they taste really better, even if they are a little more expensive.

                                                                                                      

                          A quail pie                                                               A guinea fowl pâté                                               A recipe to cook guinea fowl.                         









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