Culling

Culling is the process of removing breeding animals from a group based on specific criteria. This is done either to reinforce certain desirable characteristics or to remove certain undesirable characteristics from the group. For livestock and wildlife alike, culling usually implies the killing of the removed animals.

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Dr. May - Activist
... See also Badger culling in the United Kingdom Brian May has formed a group to promote animal welfare ... most of his life, he has stated that their policies on fox hunting and the culling of badgers meant he did not vote for them at the 2010 General Election ... with a particular emphasis on preventing hunting of foxes and the culling of badgers ...
Culling - Wildlife
... Other managed culling instances involve extended issuance of extra hunting licenses, or the inclusion of additional "special hunting seasons" during harsh ... Culling for population control is common in wildlife management, particularly on African game farms and in Australia in national parks ... Culling is controversial in many African countries, but reintroduction of the practice has been recommended in recent years for use at the Kruger National ...
Chick Culling
... Chick culling is the culling of newly hatched poultry for which breeders have no use ... In an industrial egg-producing facility, about half of the newly hatched chicks will be male and would grow up to be roosters, which do not lay eggs and therefore provide no incentive for the breeder to preserve ...
Sir Culling Eardley, 3rd Baronet
... Sir Culling Eardley Eardley, 3rd baronet (21 April 1805 – 21 May 1863), born Culling Eardley Smith, was a Christian campaigner for religious freedom and for the protestant cause, one of the founders ...
Back-face Culling
... In computer graphics, back-face culling determines whether a polygon of a graphical object is visible ... Another similar technique is Z-culling, also known as occlusion culling, which attempts to skip the drawing of polygons which are covered from the viewpoint by other visible ... One method of implementing back-face culling is by discarding all polygons where the dot product of their surface normal and the camera-to-polygon vector is greater than or equal to zero ...