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, Nec2,790
027900Animal specialties, nec276
02790000Animal specialties, nec276
027901Worm farms123
02790100Worm farms97
02790101Earthworm farm21
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm5
027902Bird sanctuaries181
02790200Bird sanctuaries105
02790201Aviary76
027903Amphibious animal farms80
02790300Amphibious animal farms13
02790301Alligator farm23
02790302Frog farm38
02790303Rattlesnake farm6
027904Domestic animal farms664
02790400Domestic animal farms91
02790401Cat farm40
02790402Dog farm149
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock384
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,466
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,361
02799902Laboratory animal farm50
02799903Insect farm55