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Animal Culling MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Animal Culling
Tree Number(s)
J01.040.090.500
N06.850.780.200.112
Unique ID
D065136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065136
Scope Note
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.
See Also
Euthanasia, Animal
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2014/06/25
Animal Culling Preferred
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