NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42444

Industry 42444

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42444 – Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42444: See industry description for NAICS 424440 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424440: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of poultry and/or poultry products (except canned and packaged frozen).

Cross-References for Industry 42444

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 42444. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of packaged frozen poultry–are classified in Industry NAICS 424420, Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of canned poultry–are classified in Industry NAICS 424490, Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Slaughtering and dressing poultry–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311615, Poultry Processing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42444

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 42444. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Chicken and chicken products (except canned and packaged frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Eggs merchant wholesalers
  • Fresh poultry merchant wholesalers
  • Frozen poultry (except packaged) merchant wholesalers
  • Poultry and poultry products (except canned, packaged frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Poultry, live and dressed, merchant wholesalers
  • Processed poultry (e.g., luncheon) merchant wholesalers
  • Turkey and turkey products (except canned and packaged frozen) merchant wholesalers

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
      • Industry Group 4244: Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42444: Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424440: Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers

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