Why would you want to put hens in cages

Why would you want to put hens in cages

Why would you want to put hens in cages

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Most of the eggs sold in stores come from hens kept in cages. So why would you want to put hens in cages?
1. The hens are kept separate from their poop which helps to prevent the hens from getting sick
2. It is easier to feed large number of hens using automated feeders
3. It is easier to examine each hen daily to make sure that they are healthy
4. Once the eggs are laid they roll away from the hen keeping the eggs cleaner reducing food safety risk
5. The eggs can be collected easier and quicker
6. You can put more hens in a chicken house to produce more eggs per hen house
7. The temperature of the room can be kept at a comfortable level so the hens do not get too hot or too cold
8. It is easier to protect the chickens from wild animals when they are inside a chicken house