Is it true that the reason you close the barn doors is to keep animals from getting inside the barn and eating all the hay?

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Is it true that the reason you close the barn doors is to keep animals from getting inside the barn and eating all the hay?

Non-farmer here. Someone told me that barns are for storing hay, and animals usually don't live in them. Therefore the admonition about keeping the doors closed is because otherwise animals will get in.

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