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involuntary

Physiol (esp of a movement or muscle) performed or acting without conscious control
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Reasons for culling of cows and longevity: Longevity depends on voluntary and involuntary culling by individual farmers (Sewalem et al., 2008).
Involuntary culling is also associated with injuries, poor health or infertility (Langford and Stott, 2012).
The elimination of the main causes of involuntary culling significantly improves animal welfare as well as increases profits of the farm (Rushen and de Passille, 2013).