TABLE 3.6 Recommended Minimum Space for Agricultural Animals*

Animals/Enclosure

Weight,a kg

Floor Area/Animal,b ft2 (m2)

Sheep and Goats

 

 

1

<25

10.0 (0.9)

Up to 50

15.0 (1.35)

>50c

≥20.0 (≥1.8)

2-5

<25

8.5 (0.76)

Up to 50

12.5 (1.12)

>50c

≥17.0 (≥1.53)

>5

<25

7.5 (0.67)

Up to 50

11.3 (1.02)

>50c

≥15.0 (≥1.35)

Swine

 

 

1

<15

8.0 (0.72)

Up to 25

12.0 (1.08)

Up to 50

15.0 (1.35)

Up to 100

24.0 (2.16)

Up to 200

48.0 (4.32)

>200c

≥60.0 (≥5.4)

2-5

<25

6.0 (0.54)

Up to 50

10.0 (0.9)

Up to 100

20.0 (1.8)

Up to 200

40.0 (3.6)

>200c

≥52.0 (≥4.68)

>5

<25

6.0 (0.54)

Up to 50

9.0 (0.81)

Up to 100

18.0 (1.62)

Up to 200

36.0 (3.24)

>200c

≥48.0 (≥4.32)

Cattle

 

 

1

<75

24.0 (2.16)

Up to 200

48.0 (4.32)

Up to 350

72.0 (6.48)

Up to 500

96.0 (8.64)

Up to 650

124.0 (11.16)

>650c

≥144.0 (≥12.96)

2-5

<75

20.0 (1.8)

Up to 200

40.0 (3.6)

Up to 350

60.0 (5.4)

Up to 500

80.0 (7.2)

Up to 650

105.0 (9.45)

>650c

≥120.0 (≥10.8)



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