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Gold Kist Chicken Plant to get new ownership

December 6, 2006

Douglas - - The Goldkist Chicken Plant based in Georgia is being taken over by another company.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is purchasing the company for 1.1 billion dollars.

The take-over is effective December 27th.

A representative from the company says Pilgrim's Pride does not plan on closing any plants as a result of its new ownership.

Goldkist's headquarters are in Atlanta. It has a plant in Douglas.

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