[Tagging] How to tag an industrial breeding facility?

António Madeira antoniomadeira at gmx.com
Thu May 27 00:23:45 UTC 2021

Ok, I see what you mean. Sorry for misunderstanding your last message.

I know the name of these buildings in Portuguese, but I have no clue
about their name in English to use it in OSM tags.
In a quick search I found references to "pig sheds" and "poultry sheds".

Would this be a better solution?


Às 20:47 de 26/05/2021, Paul Allen escreveu:
> On Thu, 27 May 2021 at 00:31, António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com
> <mailto:antoniomadeira at gmx.com>> wrote:
>     You're saying that a barn is the same thing as a place where you
>     breed 500 pigs or 3000 chickens, with all the specific equipment
>     that each of these places demand?
> No, I'm not.
> I'm saying that if I point at a house and ask you what it is, you'll
> say it is a
> house.  If I point at a church and ask you what it is, you'll say it
> is a church.
> If I point at a barn and ask you what it is, you'll say it is a barn.
> If I point at a building with 500 pigs in it and ask you what it is,
> you appear
> to want to call it a livestock.  That is wrong.  I have no idea what
> the correct
> name for it is, but I'm sure it is not a livestock.  So
> building=livestock is
> wrong.  Some will mention building:for=livestock, but that still leaves
> the problem that building=livestock is wrong for the same reason
> that tagging a house as building=people is wrong.
> --
> Paul
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