Dairy Barns

Relatively large structures for sheltering and milking dairy cows, typically with at least a few dozen stalls and milking equipment; for smaller structures to house only a few cows, use "cow house"; for large structures used to provide beef cattle housing, use "cattle barns"; for shelters with one or more open sides, use "cowsheds.".

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Go Historic ID
2416
Names
dairy barns
dairy barn
barns, dairy
koeienstallen Dutch
koeienstal Dutch
vaquerías Spanish
vaquería Spanish

More Definitions

Relatively large structures for sheltering and milking dairy cows, typically with at least a few dozen stalls and milking equipment; for smaller structures to house only a few cows, use "cow house"; for large structures used to provide beef cattle housing, use "cattle barns"; for shelters with one or more open sides, use "cowsheds."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004907. The J. Paul Getty Trust.