House of Raeford http://wunc.org en The State Of The Turkey Industry In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/state-turkey-industry-north-carolina <p></p><p></p><p>A lot of Thanksgiving dinners across the country will feature a turkey grown and processed right here in North Carolina.&nbsp; Butterball is headquartered here and produces about 20-percent of the nation’s turkeys.&nbsp;</p><p>But Butterball reports it’s <a href="http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/nov/24/butterball-investigates-underweight-gobblers/">coming up a little short</a> this year with fresh orders. And in another part of the state, one of the largest turkey slaughter houses is shut down.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:10:15 +0000 Leoneda Inge 26351 at http://wunc.org The State Of The Turkey Industry In North Carolina House Of Raeford Cuts 1,000 Turkey Jobs http://wunc.org/post/house-raeford-cuts-1000-turkey-jobs <p>Nearly 1,000 workers at House of Raeford Farms slaughter plant in Hoke County will be officially out of jobs today.</p><p>It’s the end of an era for the town of Raeford. Some of the 950 workers at the turkey slaughter house will retire, some will be transferred to other House of Raeford poultry plants and cook facilities, and many will be jobless.</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:34:31 +0000 Leoneda Inge 19983 at http://wunc.org House Of Raeford Cuts 1,000 Turkey Jobs