North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

112 - Animal production and aquaculture

This subsector comprises establishments, such as ranches, farms and feedlots, primarily engaged in raising animals, producing animal products and fattening animals. Industries have been created taking into account input factors such as suitable grazing or pasture land, specialized buildings, type of equipment, and the amount and type of labour required.

An establishment is classified within this subsector provided that fifty percent or more of the establishment's agricultural production consists of animal production or aquaculture. Establishments with fifty percent or more animal production or aquaculture and with no one product or family of products accounting for fifty percent of the production are treated as combination animal farms and classified to 11299 All other animal production.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012 - Classification structure
Code Industry group
1121Cattle ranching and farming Cattle ranching and farming
1122Hog and pig farming Hog and pig farming
1123Poultry and egg production Poultry and egg production
1124Sheep and goat farming Sheep and goat farming
1125Aquaculture Aquaculture
1129Other animal production Other animal production
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