depopulation

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A decrease in population due to mass emigration or decreased birth rate

depopulation

removal of all animals from the particular environment.

herd depopulation
disposal of all animals in the herd.
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At an average of 25,000 broilers per house, that could mean needing to depopulate 2.
The USDA inventory of this producer's cattle located 129 of these cattle of interest -- they remain on the farm and these are the ones we are going to depopulate.
Ron Natherson, spokesman for the wind pool, said that "the renewal keep out program will help to depopulate the FWUA and get policies back into the private insurance market.
The government's current proposed response to the introduction of foreign animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is to depopulate affected and exposed animals (animals, which are not infected with FMD, but have been in contact with infected animals).
As part of its marketing plan, First Floridian will be working with its agents and the Florida Insurance Department to help depopulate the Florid Residential Property Joint Underwriting Association (FRPJUA).
The board is committed to making the JUA work to depopulate the plan.
Pin compatibility to National's PCM16C02 Multi-function Interface gives the PC Card designer the advantage of being able to create a multi-function card design utilizing the PCM16C02, then to depopulate the card and create a single function card by utilizing either of the new low-cost single function chips.
reforms introduced in 1990 in a effort to depopulate the pool have caused the group to significantly increase its retention of direct business written, reducing the level of recoverable due from the facility and bringing ceded leverage measures more in line with industry norms.
s placement technology will depopulate a congested area while still meeting timing constraints.
NCCI was faced with an increasing amount of uncollected premium in the Pool and needed to tap NCRI's expertise and advanced technology enabling NCCI to depopulate the Pool of ineligible members.
CryoLife says the SynerGraft technology depopulates the native cells of the donor femoral vein providing a collagen matrix that has the potential to repopulate itself with the patient's own cells, possibly eliminating the risk of tissue rejection and reducing the risk of infection in implanted patients.
This patented technology depopulates allografts and xenografts, removing antigens, leaving a collagen matrix, which allows for the potential recellularization of the graft by the patient's own cells.