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, Nec2,934
027900Animal specialties, nec281
02790000Animal specialties, nec281
027901Worm farms126
02790100Worm farms105
02790101Earthworm farm18
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm3
027902Bird sanctuaries186
02790200Bird sanctuaries102
027903Amphibious animal farms83
02790300Amphibious animal farms9
02790301Alligator farm29
02790302Frog farm41
02790303Rattlesnake farm4
027904Domestic animal farms645
02790400Domestic animal farms99
02790401Cat farm44
02790402Dog farm150
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock352
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,613
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,508
02799902Laboratory animal farm53
02799903Insect farm52