[Tagging] tags for a live stock sale yard

Tony Shield tony.shield999 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 08:15:09 UTC 2019


You seem to be describing a stockyard that is associated with an 
auction. Could these be relevant starters for tags?


On 15/04/2019 00:23, Warin wrote:
> In Australia commercial livestock (sheep, cattle) are sold through 
> these livestock markets.
> They may be transported for several days to get to the market, rested 
> there before sale to recover from their trip.
> As such the market can be large with feeding etc.
> Once sold they are then transported again, possibly overseas.
> https://www.abc.net.au/cm/rimage/10839250-3x2-large.jpg?v=2
> https://www.abc.net.au/cm/rimage/10839176-3x2-large.jpg?v=2
> I do not see them as 'shops'... in the typical physical sense.
> On 14/04/19 17:51, bkil wrote:
>> In Hungary, market auctions do not exist. Instead you go to the
>> livestock market, purchase some chicks, then go to the producers'
>> market to grab some grain for them. Many markets are open to a little
>> haggling, though.
>> We de have online auctions and also some official ones related to
>> liquidation or taxation for example, but vehicles and machinery are
>> much more common to pop up on these than livestock, and they are not a
>> permanent feature anyway.
>> What ratio of livestock purchases are executed through auctions in the
>> USA? If not a majority, I'd recommend we stay with amenity=marketplace
>> and introduce a new tag for auction=yes (or specify the kind of
>> auction here). This is also assuming that livestock markets commonly
>> have the word "market" in their name. Can you always take home the
>> livestock you have purchased, or are these organized at distant
>> auction houses, having the goods transported later on to the winner?
>> Maybe we need to come up with a tag for this as well (delivery=only?).
>> If livestock auctions are the norm there, we may introduce a new tag
>> for this, though shop=auction + auction=livestock isn't that far off
>> in this case. What else is commonly auctioned there? Is it common for
>> agricultural supplies as well, like pesticide, fertilizer, seed, tools
>> or machinery?
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auction#Common_uses
>> On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 5:35 AM Joseph Eisenberg
>> <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I saw that proposal, but it seems to be discussing auction houses that
>>> sell goods from estates, or collectibles, rather than a commodity
>>> auction.
>>> For a livestock auction, I would suggest using amenity=auction or
>>> amenity=auction_house with auction=livestock.
>>> But there do seem to be some marketplaces where livestock is sold via
>>> general negotiation in Asia, eg. here in Indonesia we had a
>>> marketplace called "Pasar Sapi" or "Cattle Market" which mainly sold
>>> fruits and vegetables, but occasionally had cattle or goats for sale.
>>> And the marketplace in my town here in New Guinea always has pigs and
>>> chickens for sale (live), price negotiable but not auctioned.
>>> If there are cases like this, amenity=marketplace +
>>> marketplace=livestock could work (assuming it is primarily a livestock
>>> market).
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