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Odessa slaughter plant fires back up

Facility assists in the start-up of a new direct-beef program

 

August 20, 2020

The formerly shuttered livestock processing facility in Odessa has a new lease on life, with the new owners using the facility to help launch a direct-sales beef program.

Miles Curtis, who ranches near Odessa, Ewan and Tokio, bought the facility this spring. The facility had formerly been operated by the non-profit group Cattle Producers of Washington. The new plant, called Limit Bid Packing, processes the beef for Curtis’ direct sales program, as well as processing animals for outside customers.

Curtis’ daughter, Payton, has used the USDA plant to process the family’s beef for an onl...



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