Chicken Rooster Hen Pullet

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chicken

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English Australia
In Australia we have a childrens' game called "chicken rooster hen pullet" with the joke being in pulling the child's nose playing on the word "pullet" as being "pull it ".

I have looked in the english to French dictionary, and it seems that the translation for "chicken (a generic term for that type of bird whether male or female), rooster (a mature male), hen (a mature female), pullet (an immature female)" might be "pulet, coq, poule, poulette".

Could anyone possibly let me know if this is correct ? I am particularly concerned with the word "chicken". To describe this type of bird whether male or female, would you use the word "poulet" ?

Thank you so much for your assistance.
 
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