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Sanderson Farms reports winter storm aftermath

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Company will process approximately 1.6 million fewer chickens at its Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas processing plants due to storm.

Sanderson Farms will have approximately 1.6 million fewer chickens to process at its Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas processing plants over the next ten weeks due to Winter Storm Uri and Viola, according to Joe Sanderson, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Sanderson Farms. The losses, he said, represent just under 1% of the head the company had expected to process during its second fiscal quarter. Additionally, breeder and broiler chickens exposed to extreme temperatures typically

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