Petit Jean Poultry closing poultry processing plant
As a result of Tyson Foods declining to renew the
contract, Petit Jean Poultry will close its poultry processing plant in
The plant, which provides contract deboning for
larger processors, will reportedly close by 4 October, eliminating over 450
According to Mayor Jerry Hardesty, if the plant were to be sold, it would
still have to be used for poultry processing because it isn't easily adaptable
for another purpose. However, when it closed before, they tried to sell, but
they didn't have any buyers, he said.
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