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, Nec2,798
027900Animal specialties, nec314
02790000Animal specialties, nec314
027901Worm farms128
02790100Worm farms99
02790101Earthworm farm23
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm6
027902Bird sanctuaries178
02790200Bird sanctuaries109
02790201Aviary69
027903Amphibious animal farms86
02790300Amphibious animal farms16
02790301Alligator farm26
02790302Frog farm38
02790303Rattlesnake farm6
027904Domestic animal farms713
02790400Domestic animal farms93
02790401Cat farm41
02790402Dog farm155
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock424
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,379
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,272
02799902Laboratory animal farm53
02799903Insect farm54