Tyson Foods Reports 3rd Quarter Numbers

Tyson Foods reported its results for the 3rd quarter of this year earlier in the week.

The company reports 3rd quarter sales of 13.1 million dollars, down three-percent from the previous year. So far this year, Tyson reports sales of 39.5 million dollars, which holds steady compared to the previous year.

Tyson Foods this week announced that they will be closing four chicken facilities to reduce costs and improve capacity utilization. Two of those facilities are in Missouri, with the others in Arkansas and Indiana. Tyson Foods operates pork and turkey plants in Storm Lake. Tyson Foods had a 74-million dollar loss in its pork segment during the 3rd quarter.