[Tagging] New proposal draft to simplify the mapping of farm buildings (stables)

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 22:34:03 UTC 2019

On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 at 01:02, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

>> https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/pigs-are-seen-in-a-pigsty-at-a-farm-in-pluduno-western-france-on-2-picture-id465455096
> As far as I can tell, that's classes as a piggery in British English.  And
> since it's far more common
> than the old style sty, I think we probably need to acknowledge it.

 Yep, I'd agree with piggery

> more happy pigs to be found here (supposedly)
>> https://www.naturalpigfarming.com/low%20res%2060/IMG_1385.jpg
> And that is a pig pen.  But, according to some, also a pig sty.  An
> enclosure rather than a building.

This time, I'd go sty, although pen would also be OK. The one's I've seen
in farmyards have had a rudimentary roof in one corner, with the rest being
dirt or mud!

beforehand or not, the wiki page ought to list it as a type of farm
> building.
> Do we have a good way of mapping enclosures?  There are sheep folds as
> well as pig pens.

The other big one (literally!) is chickens.

The preferences range from free-range chickens

through barns

to cages

The few commercial chicken farms I've mapped, the best I could come up with
landuse=farmland + produce=live_animal + animal=chicken


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