For a long time crates with small flap doors were used to transport hens to slaughter. During our inspections of chickens being caught and loaded at the farm for transport to slaughter, we observed that these flap doors caused a lot of horrible injuries. Wings, heads and feet were often crushed. Recently the Dutch authorities made the decision to forbid these crates because of all the accidents we helped expose. A concrete result from our inspections and the consultations with industry and authorities! Millions of birds will at least be now spared from this horrific pain.