What does culling mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. culling(Noun)

    The act of culling; the process of selecting for acceptance or removal.

  2. culling(Noun)

    Anything separated or selected from a mass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Culling

    of Cull

  2. Culling(noun)

    the act of one who culls

  3. Culling(noun)

    anything separated or selected from a mass

Freebase

  1. 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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of culling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of culling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Jones:

    There’s too many, and so there is going to be a culling of the herd.

  2. John Tiedeman:

    He’s clearly, to me, culling for size, but let’s give him the benefit of the doubt. Let’s say it’s not dead. You then need to revive those fish.

  3. David Coman-Hidy:

    United Egg Producer’s decision to end United Egg Producer support of culling baby male chicks is historic, as it will virtually eliminate this practice in the American egg industry.

  4. Diana Fredlund:

    If we don't do (the culling) ... we are in danger of violating the Endangered Species Act, we would prefer not to have to kill the birds but this is based on the science and the research that we've been doing for years.

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