noun, plural hatch·er·ies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hatcherysub·hatch·er·y, noun, plural sub·hatch·er·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for hatchery
Bill realized that the salmon were not as numerous in the water as they had been near the hatchery.
It has been questioned whether the present hatchery on the Clackamas River actually receives the quinnat salmon in any numbers.
Brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) inhabited a combination garage-storage barn at the hatchery and no wood rats were taken there.Distribution of Some Nebraskan Mammals|J. Knox Jones
The choice of a suitable spot in which to make his hatchery is a serious point for the consideration of the amateur.Amateur Fish Culture|Charles Edward Walker
They left the hatchery and went downstream to a point where a small creek emptied into the river.