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noun as in brooder

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There are hatcheries right now that we have, they’re in Alaska, other places, that need community-college-level workers.

Now about 35 percent are, and the rest require at least some support from hatchery fish.

In July 2020, the UEP put out a statement saying it was still looking for “an economically feasible, commercially viable alternative to the practice of male chick culling at hatcheries.”

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Not only would chick culling end but hatcheries wouldn’t “lose” half of all fertilized eggs that would have hatched into males.

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The organization will bury the eggs at its hatcheries and, about two months later, bid the hatchlings adieu as they swim off to sea.

What a to-do they make when you approach their outdoor hatchery!

He began by dumping out into a worthless and landlocked bass-pond every brown trout in the hatchery.

Salmon have a peculiarity which makes it easy for the hatchery people.

At the head of the lake is a hotel and a fish hatchery; no store, no factory, not even a Chautauqua.

The female sun-fish (called, I believe, in England, the roach or bream) makes a "hatchery" for her eggs in this wise.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hatchery, such as: incubator, and breeding place.

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