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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
0279Animal Specialties, Nec3,197
027900Animal specialties, nec352
02790000Animal specialties, nec352
027901Worm farms127
02790100Worm farms105
02790101Earthworm farm18
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm4
027902Bird sanctuaries176
02790200Bird sanctuaries98
027903Amphibious animal farms87
02790300Amphibious animal farms10
02790301Alligator farm29
02790302Frog farm45
02790303Rattlesnake farm3
027904Domestic animal farms798
02790400Domestic animal farms106
02790401Cat farm39
02790402Dog farm206
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock447
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,657
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,551
02799902Laboratory animal farm52
02799903Insect farm54