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Area poultry farmers weigh their options

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Pilgrim’s Pride spokesman Ray Atkinson said in a statement e-mailed to The Daily Leader that the company is considering its options.

“Discussions continued Thursday between Pilgrim’s Pride and Gov. Jindal and his staff regarding the future of the company’s Farmerville complex,” Atkinson said. “A revised offer was formally presented to the company today, and several potential alternatives were also discussed. At this time, no agreement has been reached and no offer has been accepted.” 

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