Culling is the practice of selling off animals that you no longer want to or no longer can keep. There are many reasons to cull ewes; economics drives most of them. If you have sheep as a hobby, culling for aesthetic reasons may be more important to you. Many times both reasons impact your decision to sell sheep that are not your usual product to market. This article discusses reasons to cull, as well as strategic marketing of cull ewes. Consider how the following points impact your sheep flock and adjust your management plan appropriately.