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Chicks are kept with tens of thousands of others in long sheds. After they have emerged from the hatchery they are transported in crates to the fattening farm where they will be fattened up in five weeks' time. The crates are simply emptied out in the sheds, where at first there is a bit of space.

large living space shared with many others

living space for a chick