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, Nec2,940
027900Animal specialties, nec281
02790000Animal specialties, nec281
027901Worm farms126
02790100Worm farms106
02790101Earthworm farm17
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm3
027902Bird sanctuaries180
02790200Bird sanctuaries97
02790201Aviary83
027903Amphibious animal farms83
02790300Amphibious animal farms9
02790301Alligator farm30
02790302Frog farm41
02790303Rattlesnake farm3
027904Domestic animal farms689
02790400Domestic animal farms99
02790401Cat farm41
02790402Dog farm172
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock377
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,581
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,476
02799902Laboratory animal farm52
02799903Insect farm53