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, Nec2,996
027900Animal specialties, nec290
02790000Animal specialties, nec290
027901Worm farms125
02790100Worm farms105
02790101Earthworm farm17
02790102Silk (raw) production and silkworm farm3
027902Bird sanctuaries179
02790200Bird sanctuaries97
027903Amphibious animal farms83
02790300Amphibious animal farms9
02790301Alligator farm30
02790302Frog farm41
02790303Rattlesnake farm3
027904Domestic animal farms726
02790400Domestic animal farms99
02790401Cat farm42
02790402Dog farm184
02790403Kennels, breeding and raising own stock401
027999Animal specialties, nec, nec1,593
02799901Apiary (bee and honey farm)1,486
02799902Laboratory animal farm54
02799903Insect farm53