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, Nec2,832
027900Animal specialties, nec350
02790000Animal specialties, nec350
027901Worm farms134
02790100Worm farms106
02790101Earthworm farm23
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm5
027902Bird sanctuaries191
02790200Bird sanctuaries119
027903Amphibious animal farms83
02790300Amphibious animal farms15
02790301Alligator farm29
02790302Frog farm33
02790303Rattlesnake farm6
027904Domestic animal farms827
02790400Domestic animal farms93
02790401Cat farm38
02790402Dog farm181
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock515
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,247
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,127
02799902Laboratory animal farm64
02799903Insect farm56