NAICS Code Description

311615 - Poultry Processing

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 311615 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Tyson Foods IncGeorges Inc
Pilgrims Pride CorporationWayne Farms LLC
Sanderson Farms IncJennie-O Turkey Store Inc
Perdue Farms IncMountaire Corporation
Foster Poultry FarmsFieldale Farms Corporation

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) slaughtering poultry and small game and/or (2) preparing processed poultry and small game meat and meat byproducts.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Slaughtering animals (except poultry and small game) and/or preparing meats--are classified in U.S. Industry 311611, Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering;
  • Preparing meat and meat byproducts (except poultry and small game) from purchased meats--are classified in U.S. Industry 311612, Meat Processed from Carcasses;
  • Rendering animal fats and oils, bones, and meat scraps--are classified in U.S. Industry 311613, Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing;
  • Canning poultry and small game for baby food--are classified in U.S. Industry 311422, Specialty Canning;
  • Manufacturing poultry-based animal feeds from purchased carcasses--are classified in Industry 31111, Animal Food Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing frozen meat and poultry products, such as nationality foods (e.g., enchiladas, egg rolls, pizza) and frozen dinners--are classified in U.S. Industry 311412, Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing; and
  • Drying, freezing, and breaking eggs--are classified in U.S. Industry 311999, All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing.
Index Entries for 311615
311615311615311615311615Canning poultry (except baby and pet food)
311615311615311615311615Chickens, processing, fresh, frozen, canned, or cooked (except baby and pet food)
311615311615311615311615Chickens, slaughtering and dressing
311615311615311615311615Dressing small game
311615311615311615311615Ducks, processing, fresh, frozen, canned, or cooked
311615311615311615311615Ducks, slaughtering and dressing
311615311615311615311615Geese, processing, fresh, frozen, canned, or cooked
311615311615311615311615Geese, slaughtering and dressing
311615311615311615311615Hams, poultry, manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Hot dogs, poultry, manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Luncheon meat, poultry, manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Meat canning, poultry (except baby and pet food), manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Meat products (e.g., hot dogs, luncheon meats, sausages) made from a combination of poultry and other meats
311615311615311615311615Poultry (e.g., canned, cooked, fresh, frozen) manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Poultry (e.g., canned, cooked, fresh, frozen) processing
311615311615311615311615Poultry canning (except baby and pet food)
311615311615311615311615Poultry slaughtering, dressing, and packing
311615311615311615311615Processed poultry manufacturing
311615311615311615311615Rabbits processing (i.e., canned, cooked, fresh, frozen)
311615311615311615311615Rabbits slaughtering and dressing
311615311615311615311615Small game, processing, fresh, frozen, canned or cooked
311615311615311615311615Small game, slaughtering, dressing and packing
311615311615311615311615Turkeys, processing, fresh, frozen, canned, or cooked
311615311615311615311615Turkeys, slaughtering and dressing