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polled Line breaks: polled
Pronunciation: /pəʊld/

Definition of polled in English:


(Of cattle, sheep, or goats) lacking horns, either naturally or because they have been removed: the polled variety now has its own register check whether the kids are horned or polled
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  • Hornless polled cattle may also have become more numerous through a similar selection process - their priority for selection for a Viking voyage to the British Isles is obvious.
  • Now we either remove the horns early or rear polled breeds.
  • Thus, there is an economic incentive to dehorn horned calves or to raise polled calves.
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