Industry Sector

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Total Companies

90

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in raising sheep and lambs, or feeding lambs for fattening. The sheep or lambs may be raised for sale or wool production.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 112410 - Sheep Farming is a final level code of the “Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting” Sector. There are 90 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of N/A people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 112410 - Sheep Farming are:

  • Dairy sheep farming
  • Feedlots (except stockyards for transportation), lamb
  • Lamb feedlots (except stockyards for transportation)
  • Milking dairy sheep
  • Sheep farming (e.g., meat, milk, wool production)

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 112410 - Sheep Farming that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in operating stockyards for transportation and not buying, selling, or auctioning livestock are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 488999 - All Other Support Activities for Transportation..