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Uniform Terminology for Livestock Production Facilities

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

ASAE  ASAE S501   April  1990

Keywords: Electrical, Livestock, Manure, Structures, Terminology, Waste

1 Purpose and scope

1.1 This Standard includes terms pertaining to livestock production facilities. Terms are categorized in the following Sections:

2 General structures and environment

3 Farmstead planning and arrangement

4 Housing environment

5 Structural components, materials and design

6 Livestock

6.1 General

6.2 Beef

6.3 Dairy

6.4 Horses

6.5 Poultry

6.6 Sheep and goats

6.7 Swine

7 Feed and water equipment

8 Manure handling

9 Domestic water and waste systems

10 Farmstead electrical

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