NAICS Code 311611

NAICS 311611

NAICS Code 311611 – Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering

Definition of NAICS Code 311611: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in slaughtering animals (except poultry and small game). Establishments that slaughter and prepare meats are included in this industry.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311611

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  • Processing meat and meat byproducts (except poultry and small game) from purchased meats–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311612, Meat Processed from Carcasses;
  • Slaughtering and/or processing poultry and small game–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311615, Poultry Processing;
  • Rendering lard and other animal fats and oils, animal fat, bones, and meat scraps–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311613, Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing; and
  • Manufacturing canned and frozen specialty foods containing meat, such as nationality foods (e.g., enchiladas, egg rolls, pizza) and frozen dinners–are classified in Industry Group 3114, Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311611

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

  • Abattoirs
  • Animal fats (except poultry and small game) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Bacon, slab and sliced, produced in slaughtering plants
  • Beef carcasses, half carcasses, primal and sub-primal cuts, produced in slaughtering plants
  • Beef produced in slaughtering plants
  • Boxed beef produced in slaughtering plants
  • Boxed meats produced in slaughtering plants
  • Canned meats (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Cured hides and skins produced in slaughtering plants
  • Custom slaughtering
  • Fats, animal (except poultry, small game), produced in slaughtering plants
  • Hams (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Hides and skins produced in slaughtering plants
  • Horsemeat produced in slaughtering plants
  • Hot dogs (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Inedible products (e.g., hides, skins, pulled wool, wool grease) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Lamb carcasses, half carcasses, primal and sub-primal cuts, produced in slaughtering plants
  • Lard produced in slaughtering plants
  • Luncheon meat (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Meat canning (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants
  • Meats fresh, chilled or frozen (except poultry and small game), produced in slaughtering plants
  • Meats, cured or smoked, produced in slaughtering plants
  • Pork carcasses, half carcasses, and primal and sub-primal cuts produced in slaughtering plants
  • Sausage casings, natural, produced in slaughtering plant
  • Slaughtering, custom
  • Tallow produced in a slaughtering plant
  • Variety meats, edible organs, made in slaughtering plants
  • Veal carcasses, half carcasses, primal and sub-primal cuts, produced in slaughtering plants

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311611

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 2081, 2089NAICS 311611
  • CA WC: 2081
  • DE WC: 0111
  • PA WC: 111
  • MI WC: 2081
  • NJ WC: 2081, 2089
  • NY WC: 2081, 2089
  • WY WC: 311611
  • GL: 57651
  • SIC: 2011

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311611 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 31-33: Manufacturing
  • Subsector 311: Food Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3116: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
  • Industry 31161: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311611: Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311612: Meat Processed from Carcasses
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311613: Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311615: Poultry Processing
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