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A divided Michigan Senate on Thursday passed an update of the state’s animal industry law, including a proposed delay of a requirement that chickens and pigs be given more room in their cages and stalls.

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When it’s time to pick up eggs at the supermarket, making a choice can be overwhelming. Should you be buying cage-free or free range? Organic or conventional? What is the difference between all of the terms you see on the carton?

Isaac feeds his chickens at the Clinton County Fair.
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Michigan lawmakers are moving to delay a requirement that farm animals confined in small spaces be given more room.