hatchery hatchery  /ˈhæ tʃə ri/


  • (n) a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)


  1. The Cle Elum hatchery is, in some respects, trying to meet them halfway.
  2. The students were invited to build a miniature trout stream at the hatchery.
  3. And yet for all its empathy, Sesame Street has been highly cerebral as well, the perfect hatchery for the Empirical Presidency.


  1. New Colville Tribes Salmon Hatchery celebration on Upper Columbia is June 20

    There will be more chinook salmon swimming up the Upper Columbia River in the very near future thanks in part to a new high-tech hatchery facility. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will host a First Salmon and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to open their brand new hatchery 8 a.m. Thursda
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Montebello fish hatchery closed for upgrade

    MONTEBELLO — The Montebello State Fish Hatchery is closed while the state makes improvements.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  3. High Water Threatens to Wipe out Gulkana Salmon Hatchery

    The hatchery, located at 185 Mile Richardson Highway, still was intact Thursday, though the river had undercut about one-third of the facility’s egg-take building.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVA Anchorage

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  1. "Tassal's new hatchery is good for Tasmanian jobs, good for the Huon River and local environment, and good for Tasmania's clean, clever and sustainable reputation," Mr Bartlett said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Bartlett Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (press release)

  2. Ramsey, who is running for governor this year, said at a press conference on May 25 that the issue was one "that our members are getting e-mails on, that say please don't fund a fish hatchery when you're cutting mental health."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Ron Ramsey Source: Elizabethton Star

  3. "It is a real common sense bill," Florez said. "Let's create a hatchery. We haven't built one in 40-plus years. Let's see where it goes. Thus far, we've had good support."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Dean Florez Source: Capital Press (subscription)

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