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, Nec2,911
027900Animal specialties, nec342
02790000Animal specialties, nec342
027901Worm farms131
02790100Worm farms103
02790101Earthworm farm23
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm5
027902Bird sanctuaries193
02790200Bird sanctuaries122
027903Amphibious animal farms87
02790300Amphibious animal farms15
02790301Alligator farm29
02790302Frog farm38
02790303Rattlesnake farm5
027904Domestic animal farms832
02790400Domestic animal farms95
02790401Cat farm40
02790402Dog farm179
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock518
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,326
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,207
02799902Laboratory animal farm63
02799903Insect farm56