There are 2 main translations of cull in Spanish

: cull1cull2

cull1

sacrificar de forma selectiva, v.

Pronunciation /kʌl//kəl/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (deer/seals/lambs) sacrificar de forma selectiva
    • Discussion of the number of deer culled by the hunts I believe is academic.
    • The 211 cattle and 1,000 sheep at Mount Pleasant Farm have been culled and the slaughter of livestock at two contiguous farms was continuing yesterday.
    • More than 1,500 animals on five neighbouring farms had been culled as a precaution by last night.
    • However, 125 sheep were culled and removed from the farm in sealed containers.
    • More than 160,000 deer are culled each year because they damage crops and conservation areas through grazing or cause traffic accidents.
    • The farmer would either cull the vulnerable calves or, if they are valuable for other reasons, treat them for parasites and then sell the meat in the nonorganic market.
    • The consequent delay in warning the public and taking measures such as culling chicken populations has probably been a factor in enabling the disease to spread.
    • Farmers in the Eastern Cape started culling their pigs earlier this week after the first sign of the disease two weeks ago.
    • Close to 700,000 older milking and breeding cattle are culled from the national herd each year.
    • Japan reported an outbreak in early January, isolating farms and culling birds.
    • This just proves it is an ineffective method of culling the fox population.
    • Deer surely have always been culled in Richmond Park one way or another.
    • Simply for these numbers to stand still, 25-30 per cent of the population must be culled each year.
    • The wolves were culled in order to allow moose populations in those areas to increase for hunting purposes.
    • An entrenched battle exploded between conservationists and planners over whether to cull surplus animals for meat and hides, in addition to shearing them.
    • Armed police swooped on a farm following reports of gunfire - to find a farmer culling animals.
    • Although there is no legal requirement to cull the cows, farmers have said it may not be profitable to keep them alive.
    • Five animals were culled after the initial test in January.
    • The hunt, which they help fund and support, maintains a pack of hounds which is uniquely good at tracking the few deer which the hunt's stalkers damage without killing when they cull deer.
    • Infertility, regardless of cause, is a major reason for culling animals.
    • They may soon be looking for some sporting-types to cull their booming population of man-eating crocodiles.
    • In March 2001, during the foot-and-mouth crisis, 800 of his farm's sheep were culled after dangerous contact with infected animals, although there were no signs of the disease in the flock.
    • Cows were culled only on the basis of structural unsoundness and, infrequently, temperament until the fall of 1990.
    • Cull any cow that is aggressive or difficult to control.
    • And at times, the Game Department engaged in culling operations to reduce elephant populations in certain areas and relieve pressures on the habitat.
    • Hunters selectively cull the does to make more forage available for the bucks.
    • Since December, 800,000 birds have been culled in an effort to eradicate bird flu.
    • Furthermore, for every infected farm the animals on neighbouring farms were culled as a precautionary measure.
    • In June, he culled his older cows and sold them in pairs with their calves.
    • Currently around 140 cattle are culled each week, some of which are incinerated locally, the remainder shipped to mainland Scotland.
    • Farmers are calling for drastic measure to cull the population explosion of rabbits.
    • We must stop herding and culling herds of human cattle, as policy.
    • The same applies to culling wild horses, which are doing incredible damage in some National Parks.
    • But his ministry says it does not have the funds to compensate poultry farmers whose birds are culled, or to perform the mass culls themselves.
    • Other wildlife veterinarians disagree, however, arguing that untreated disease and inbreeding have culled the reindeer population.
    • Calls have been made to cull the geese, who have grown rapidly in population in the last few years on Bedford's Embankment.
    • Countryside dwellers are planning direct action protests should a North Yorkshire landfill site be used to bury foot and mouth culled cattle.
    • Closed seasons themselves will not actually prevent a population decline unless culling levels are quite low even during the open season.
    • As medical science conquers diseases that used to cull the population, so more people are succumbing to one or another form of cancer.
    • Many pet pigs were culled during the Foot and Mouth epidemic - some quite needlessly in the contagious cull - and people were so heartbroken that they haven't replaced them.
  • 2

    (flowers/fruit) escoger
    • Thus the brother, perusing the books of many saints like a clever bee, culled the flowers of divine quotations.
    • But he could not have based all his multifarious descriptions on personal research, and like any other seeker after knowledge he borrowed other men's observations and culled other men's flowers.
  • 3

    (information/facts) seleccionar
    • The rents for the year 1827-28 were culled mostly from notices in the Chester Chronicle.
    • The information is from my own notebook, and was culled from several sources.
    • The piece mirrors a harmonious blend of contemporary fashion culled out of traditional art form.
    • Here, culled from a variety of management books, are fifty-five ideas on better managing your organization.
    • The chapters the editors have culled together do not really address these criteria.
    • I asked participants to assess a single set of attributes culled from interviews with other organization members.
    • "For the English translation we further culled out 58 poems," he said.
    • As it is, recipes are culled from the usual historical sources.
    • Many of these sources were taken out of context or culled from secondary sources.
    • The images in the final work you see are carefully culled from hours and hours of footage.
    • They have been culled from various sources, east and west.
    • These lists have been culled from a variety of critical essays and reviews.
    • His paintings are intensely private visions culled from a variety of photographic and other source materials.
    • I was disappointed when I saw the condition of the outfit I carefully culled out of the closet that morning.
    • Often the anecdotes he has culled from various sources seen contradictory.
    • The list of thirty-eight downgraded or seriously questioned works has been culled from a wide variety of specialist publications.
    • That this work is not might be a result of the fact that it was culled from a variety of sources (including some radio sessions in New York), with some of the tracks dating back to 2001.
    • Around that heart is a lot of goofy bits culled together from almost every other romantic comedy ever made.
    • In some cases, the songs were culled from television variety shows.
    • The song list features a wide variety of material, culled from albums recorded throughout the band's entire career.

There are 2 main translations of cull in Spanish

: cull1cull2

cull2

matanza selectiva de animales, n.

noun

  • 1

    matanza selectiva de animales
    • The pre-emptive cull of healthy animals in Cumbria is not happening at the pace the government intended.
    • Culls have been carried out at all 381 farms.
    • But the Conservatives argued the Government should be bringing forward specific plans for a badger cull immediately.
    • Unfortunately their upkeep is so expensive - £468,000 a year - that the council is carrying out a cull.
    • The proposed cull would be the first since a moratorium was declared in 1995.
    • A mass cull is the only way to make sure that all these sheep are killed.
    • The cull of healthy animals was delayed last week as authorities dealt with the backlog of confirmed cases.
    • A mass cull is the only known method of ensuring the disease does not spread.
    • Last year there was an outcry when a cull of the birds was suggested.
    • An executive spokesman said there were no plans for a seal cull in Scottish waters.
    • The cull of sheep in the north was completed on Monday.
    • Scientists have started work and one remedy suggested is a cull of the birds.
    • We do not support the idea of wasting beef from perfectly healthy animals through an extraordinary cattle cull.
    • Suggestions include a partial cull, transferring the birds elsewhere - or stopping people from feeding them.
    • The hugely controversial contiguous cull of livestock to combat the foot-and-mouth epidemic was stoutly defended by the Government.
    • In Scotland, troops were last night overseeing a mass pre-emptive cull of apparently healthy sheep to halt the spread.
    • A total of more than 9,500 sheep and cattle were involved in confirmed outbreaks and contiguous culls.
    • He said that there were international guidelines that governed the selective cull of infected animals.
    • The contiguous cull led to the slaughter of millions of healthy animals four years ago.