Ozark Mountain Poultry Takes Over Former Pilgrim's Pride Plant in Batesville by Marty Cook Posted 11/6/2013 10:55 am Updated 2 years ago The Rogers-based company said it has hired approximately 250 people for its Batesville operation and could add to that number depending on production needs. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.