Farm Buildings

M1 What different or special kinds of barns do you have around here according to their use or the way they are built? (Open question)

M2 What do you call the small wooden construction on top of a barn with slats for ventilation? (It sometimes has a weathervane on it.)

M3 The place inside a barn for storing hay:

M4a What do you call the spaces or sections between the joists in a barn? [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

M4b What do you call the spaces or sections between the joists in a shed? [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

M5 What do you call the hole for throwing hay down below?

M6 The place where grain is kept in a barn:

M7 A separate building where grain is kept: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

M8 The building where corn is kept:

M9 The part of a barn where horses are kept:

M10 The part of the barn where cows are kept:

M11 What do you put the cow’s head through when she stands in the barn?

M12 What do you keep food for the cattle in over winter?

M13 The space near the barn with a fence around it where you keep the livestock:

M14 The open area around or next to the barn:

M15 The place outdoors where pigs are kept:

M16 The small shelter for a hen that can be moved about from place to place:

M17 A building where chickens or hens are kept:

M18 The separate building where milk is kept cool:

M19 A place for keeping carrots, turnips, potatoes, and so on over the winter:

M20 A small building where meat or fish are smoked and cured:

M21a An outside toilet building:

M21b Joking names for an outside toilet building:

M22 What other kinds of buildings would there be on farms around here? (Open question)

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