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hatchery

a commercial establishment dedicated to the hatching of bird eggs to provide day old chicks and poults to the poultry industry.

hatchery liquid
the contents of unfertilized eggs. Used in petfood manufacture.
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Two of the remaining sport fish hatcheries are operated by the state, one is a research hatchery operated by the National Marine Fisheries Services, and one hatchery is operated by the Metlakatla Indian Community.
Many larger hatcheries often find it necessary to euthanize day-old, male chicks, or cockerels.
Governor Cuomo has made $8 million in New York Works funding available for critical improvements to DEC'S 12 fish hatcheries.
The NRW board is due to meet in Menai Bridge today to debate the future of its hatcheries at Maerdy near Corwen, and at Clywedog near Llanidloes.
This program is intended to eliminate certain strains of Salmonella that cause illness in poultry-breeding flocks and hatcheries.
A number of experts in the field of business hatcheries are expected to participate in the meeting from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Germany, Turkey, Syria, Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates.
They confirmed that a primary impact of hatcheries is a change in fish genetics, as opposed to a temporary environmental effect.
Hatcheries use eggs provided by breeders to produce day-old chicks, which are then raised on farms for their meat and eggs and are sold to broiler and layer farms.
Our results also demonstrate that it is possible for hatcheries to successfully employ strategies that could reduce overlap between wild and hatchery fry and these strategies could apply to other salmonid hatcheries.
There are a number of hatcheries that sell Golden Comets.
The Neosho National Fish Hatchery in Missouri is one of six federal and state hatcheries raising pallid sturgeon for stocking into the Missouri River.
A unique Sandwich strain of brook and brown trout are maintained and spawned at the hatchery and eggs and fingerlings are supplied to the other state trout hatcheries at Belchertown, Montague and Sunderland, eventually ending up in water bodies throughout the state.