North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


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11 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, harvesting fish and other animals from their natural habitats and providing related support activities.

Establishments primarily engaged in agricultural research or that supply veterinary services are not included in this sector.

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.

1121 - Cattle ranching and farming

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in raising, milking and fattening cattle.

11211 - Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in raising and fattening cattle. The raising of cattle for dairy herd replacements is also included in this industry.

11212 - Dairy cattle and milk production

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in milking dairy cattle.

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