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overbreed

(ˌəʊvəˈbriːd)
vb, -breeds, -breeding or -bred
(Biology) to breed (animals or plants) excessively or too selectively
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The devas-tating results were caused by overbreeding by genetic selection.
Staffies have suffered a great deal from overbreeding and bad press in recent years.
For example, aggression in springer spaniels; hip dysplasia in pudelpointers, Brittanys and griffons--in each case it was due to overbreeding on a single male or female or line and the results were devastating.
MARKSMEN armed with contraceptive darts are targeting a herd of 500 wild horses - to stop them overbreeding on a Welsh hillside.
Stop the scourge: time to address unlawful fly-grazing in England reveals that over 3,000 horses are currently being fly-grazed, the problem being exacerbated by horse meat scandal, the economic downturn, overbreeding, and the high costs of keeping horses.
Apparently the decision to cull Marius was influenced by a ruling from the European Union on overbreeding.
The surge in Staffies being abandoned is blamed on overbreeding and a misguided public perception that the muscular dogs are aggressive.
Tia Maria Torres, star of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees,'' has moved her long-running reality TV series from southern California to New Orleans, where hurricanes and overbreeding have left many pit bulls abandoned or abused.
However, Crufts has had a chequered past, and is still trying to put to bed accusations of overbreeding that have hampered its reputation over the past decade.
The Staffordshire bull terrier breed has suffered a great deal from overbreeding and bad press in recent years and sadly, many have ended up in our care through irresponsible ownership.
Lou gives voice to this feeling of masculinity gone awry in Rico's case through overbreeding and acculturation: "They and their thinking are all so paltry .
You could see overbreeding as a kind of cannibalism.