SIC Code 0279 Animal Specialties, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

Description

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. 

Illustrative Examples

  • Alligator farms
  • Apiaries
  • Aviaries (e.g., parakeet, canary, lovebirds)
  • Bee farms
  • Cat farms
  • Dog farms
  • Earthworm hatcheries
  • Frog farms
  • Honey production
  • Kennels, breeding and raising own stock
  • Laboratory animal farms (e.g., rats, mice, guinea pigs)
  • Rattlesnake farms
  • Silk (raw) production and silkworm farms
  • Worm farms

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 027901Cats
  • 027902Beekeepers
  • 027903Animals-laboratory Use
  • 027904Earthworms
  • 027905Animal Breeders
  • 027906Llamas
  • 027908Frog Dealers
  • 027910Deer Farms
  • 027911Butterfly Breeders
  • 027999Animal Specialties Nec

7-digit SIC

  • 0279001Animal Specialties Nec
  • 0279002Worm Farms
  • 0279003Aviary
  • 0279004Animals-laboratory Use
  • 0279005Bird Sanctuaries
  • 0279006Insect Farms
  • 0279007Domestic Animal Farms
  • 0279008Dog Farms
  • 0279009Breeding & Raising Kennels
  • 0279010Bee & Honey Farms
  • 0279011Earthworms
  • 0279012Silk Production & Silkworm Farms
  • 0279013Amphibious Animal Farms
  • 0279014Alligator Farms
  • 0279015Frog Dealers
  • 0279016Rattlesnake Farms
  • 0279017Cats
  • 0279018Llamas
  • 0279019Deer Farms
  • 0279020Butterfly Breeders

8-digit SIC

  • 02790000Animal Specialties, Nec
  • 02790100Worm Farms
  • 02790101Earthworm Farm
  • 02790102Silk (raw) Production And Silkworm Farm
  • 02790200Bird Sanctuaries
  • 02790201Aviary
  • 02790300Amphibious Animal Farms
  • 02790301Alligator Farm
  • 02790302Frog Farm
  • 02790303Rattlesnake Farm
  • 02790400Domestic Animal Farms
  • 02790401Cat Farm
  • 02790402Dog Farm
  • 02790403Kennels, Breeding And Raising Own Stock
  • 02799901Apiary (bee And Honey Farm)
  • 02799902Laboratory Animal Farm
  • 02799903Insect Farm