NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42452

Industry 42452

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42452 – Livestock Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42452: See industry description for NAICS 424520 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424520: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of livestock (except horses and mules).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42452

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Cattle merchant wholesalers
  • Hogs merchant wholesalers
  • Goats merchant wholesalers
  • Sheep merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42452

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 42452. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of horses and mules are classified in Industry NAICS 424590, Other Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42452

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 42452. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Cattle merchant wholesalers
  • Goats merchant wholesalers
  • Hogs merchant wholesalers
  • Sheep merchant wholesalers
  • Swine 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 4245: Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42452: Livestock Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424520: Livestock Merchant Wholesalers

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