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culling (animals)

Definition:
Selection and removal of individuals from a population or group. Culling is a common strategy with livestock and wildlife, used to control and eradicate diseases or pests, control population size, select for desired genetic characteristics, and maximize economic profit.
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9435
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