Hens are housed in individual cages within air-conditioned barns.
Diets are designed by nutritionists for optimum health.
Hens are protected from extreme weather conditions.
Smaller group sizes reduces aggression between the hens.
The controlled environment housing reduces the risk of introduction of outside diseases. It also reduces internal parasites that come from the ground.
Hens live free from the fear of predators.
Less stress means more eggs, and cage hens lay more eggs than any other method of farming.
Injury rates are lower than free range or barn laid eggs.
Cage eggs are the most cost effective to produce, and offer people of all income levels a healthy source of nutrients.
Cage eggs also have the lowest carbon footprint and are the most sustainable form of farming.