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 Number of US Businesses
0279Animal Specialties, Nec2,880
027900Animal specialties, nec0
02790000Animal specialties, nec333
027901Worm farms0
02790100Worm farms101
02790101Earthworm farm24
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm5
027902Bird sanctuaries0
02790200Bird sanctuaries119
02790201Aviary64
027903Amphibious animal farms0
02790300Amphibious animal farms16
02790301Alligator farm28
02790302Frog farm39
02790303Rattlesnake farm5
027904Domestic animal farms0
02790400Domestic animal farms93
02790401Cat farm41
02790402Dog farm173
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock505
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec0
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,217
02799902Laboratory animal farm62
02799903Insect farm55