SIC Industry Description

Industry: 0279—Animal Specialties, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in the production of animal specialties, not elsewhere classified, such as pets, bees, worms, and laboratory animals. This industry also includes establishments deriving 50 percent or more of their total value of sales of agricultural products from animal specialties (Industry Group 027), but less than 50 percent from products of any single industry.

Alligator farmsFrog farms
ApiariesHoney production
Aviaries (e.g., parakeet, canary, lovebirds)Kennels, breeding and raising own stock
Bee farmsLaboratory animal farms (e.g., rats, mice, guinea pigs)
Cat farmsRattlesnake farms
Dog farmsSilk (raw) production and silkworm farms
Earthworm hatcheriesWorm farms
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
0279Animal Specialties, Nec2,775
027900Animal specialties, nec274
02790000Animal specialties, nec274
027901Worm farms118
02790100Worm farms93
02790101Earthworm farm21
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm4
027902Bird sanctuaries178
02790200Bird sanctuaries100
027903Amphibious animal farms78
02790300Amphibious animal farms13
02790301Alligator farm21
02790302Frog farm39
02790303Rattlesnake farm5
027904Domestic animal farms648
02790400Domestic animal farms96
02790401Cat farm38
02790402Dog farm140
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock374
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,479
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,372
02799902Laboratory animal farm52
02799903Insect farm55