Industry Sector

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

Total Companies


Est. Employment



Establishments primarily engaged in the fattening of beef cattle in a confined area for a period of at least 30 days, on their own account or on a contract or fee basis.


SIC Code 0211 - Beef Cattle Feedlots is a final level code of the “Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing” Division. There are 1,393 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 0211 - Beef Cattle Feedlots are:

  • Cattle feeding farms
  • Cattle feedlot operations
  • Feedlots, cattle
  • Stock yards, exclusively for fattening cattle


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 0211 - Beef Cattle Feedlots that is a better classification match.

Feedlot operations that are an integral part of the breeding, raising, or grazing of beef cattle are classified in SIC Code - 0212. Establishments which feed beef cattle for periods of less than 30 days, generally in connection with their transport, are classified in Transportation, SIC Code - 4789.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 0211

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 0211 – Beef Cattle Feedlots. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 021101 Livestock Feeding

7-digit SIC

  • 0211001 Livestock Feeding

8-digit SIC

  • 02110000 Beef Cattle Feedlots