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, Nec2,942
027900Animal specialties, nec298
02790000Animal specialties, nec298
027901Worm farms129
02790100Worm farms104
02790101Earthworm farm21
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm4
027902Bird sanctuaries191
02790200Bird sanctuaries108
02790201Aviary83
027903Amphibious animal farms83
02790300Amphibious animal farms11
02790301Alligator farm27
02790302Frog farm40
02790303Rattlesnake farm5
027904Domestic animal farms679
02790400Domestic animal farms97
02790401Cat farm43
02790402Dog farm151
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock388
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,562
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,444
02799902Laboratory animal farm59
02799903Insect farm59