Proposed features/livestock dip

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Livestock dip
Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: Santamariense
Tagging: man_made=livestock_dip
Applies to: node area
Definition: A place where livestock go through to eliminate parasites like ticks, flies and fleas.
Drafted on: 2017-05-20
RFC start: 2017-05-20
Livestock dip for tick treatment
Bing Imagery showing a Livestock dip


This proposal adds tagging of livestock_dip to the database. Livestock dip is a place where livestock go through liquid pesticide to eliminate parasites like ticks, flies and fleas. It's very common on farm meadow areas.

Key words

en: Plunge dip, Sheep dip, Cattle bathroom,

es: Baños de aspersión/inmersión antiparasitario para ganado

pt: Banheiro de gado, baia molhada, banheiro sanitário de gado, banho de aspersão/imersão antiparasitário


This feature is very common in rural areas where livestock is raised. It can also serve as a reference point, because it is almost always an easily visible place inside meadow areas.


  1. w:Plunge_dip
  2. Exemple of detected places by imagery: 1, 2, 3, 4


Tagging Meaning
man_made=livestock_dip indicates where the livestock dip is placed Compulsory
access=*/access=private/access=customers Indicates whether it is a private structure or a community one. Optional. If blank implies private.
cattle=yes/sheep=yes/horse=yes To list the animals that can go through Highly indicated
building=roof Containing the structure Highly indicated to areas
name=* The name the feature is known as, in case it's not private Optional
livestock_dip=immersion/livestock_dip=sprinkler If the animal is immersed or take a pesticide bath by sprinklers If not defined implies to be by immersion

Applies to

Applicable to nodes, but areas are preferred in combination with building=roof.


Features/Pages affected


External Discussions

Cattle bathroom discussed in tagging list


Please comment on the discussion page.