The Critter Barn in Zeeland Township, Mich., opened a new building to provide visitors with an understanding of the modern egg industry. The Hen House features a scaled-down version of an egg-producing facility, with 72 leghorn hens and 12 cages.

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Mary Rottschafer, according an article in the Hollandsentinal.com, believes much of the criticism of the industry stems from a misunderstanding of egg farming.