2.4.5 Yards Example 2

Location of Example: 148°55'37" East, 34°51'17" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • These are enclosed areas, usually on or near pastoral land, for the purposes of confining livestock for a specific purpose.
  • Small yards located on farming land often include a roofed area to provide livestock with shelter from the weather.
  • Larger yards, usually for the purposes of holding many animals, can be partitioned off into different areas to segregate the animals.
  • Large Yards may exist on the edges of regional population centres for Livestock sales to markets or other farming communities
  • Regional sale yards are often accompanied by areas for truck parking and manoeuvring.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of a Regional Sales Yard.

Figure: Orthophotography 50cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT Pseudo-natural 2.5m Figure: Oblique Photography Sales Yard

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: January 20, 2012