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, Nec3,141
027900Animal specialties, nec339
02790000Animal specialties, nec339
027901Worm farms126
02790100Worm farms104
02790101Earthworm farm18
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm4
027902Bird sanctuaries175
02790200Bird sanctuaries96
027903Amphibious animal farms85
02790300Amphibious animal farms9
02790301Alligator farm29
02790302Frog farm44
02790303Rattlesnake farm3
027904Domestic animal farms787
02790400Domestic animal farms103
02790401Cat farm39
02790402Dog farm203
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock442
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,629
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,524
02799902Laboratory animal farm50
02799903Insect farm55