ZEELAND, Mich. — If you didn’t know, May is actually National Egg month and Michigan ranks sixth in the nation for egg production. Here in West Michigan, there are a total of 17 family-owned farms with up to 15 million birds.
The Critter Barn, 9275 Adams Street in Zeeland, is now inviting families out to learn more about eggs. The farm will have different fun activities for the kids centered around eggs, hens and Michigan family farms for the entire month.
The kids can watch hens lay eggs, learn how often they do it, and also learn which types of eggs different chickens lay. Guests will also get a dozen eggs to take home thanks to local egg farmers.
Michigan Allied Poultry Industries is a producer-led organization that serves and represents over 50 Michigan family-owned poultry farms with more than 15 million laying hens, 6 million chicken broilers, and 5.3 million turkeys represented. Michigan Allied Poultry is committed to the advancement and prosperity of the poultry industry through advocacy, education and development.
Michigan Allied Poultry Industries, Inc.
PO Box 144
Hamilton, MI 49419