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Chicken cramming

SERIES TITLE: The countryside and its people

The average Austrian person eats 9 kg of chicken-meat per year. The high market share of chicken-meat in Austria has various reasons. Traditional dishes, such as "Backhendl" are famous across Austrian borders. Chicken-meat is comparatively cheap which is why it is dominant in the meat-market. The approximately 700 intensive chicken-farms in Austria receive their breeds from a small number of "head…