Ogden Standard-Examiner Feb 28th 1922

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Ogden Standard-Examiner Feb 28th 1922 - McF&rl&nd Plant Takes Dis tinction of Prearing...
McF&rl&nd Plant Takes Dis tinction of Prearing Most Mutton for Market Of 'he largest livestock businesses businesses in the intermountain region has beStl built up hy two former Ogden Ogden men. Archie and Ray McKarland. i who head the firm of Archie McFar-land McFar-land ft Son. Carrying on a general Infill SSS at their Murray plant, they have achieved the distinction of making mutton of more sheep thaa any other company In the The plsnt owned by the McFarland firm was formerly operated by the Murray Meut A Livestock company and it rovers a tract of land six acres In extent. The Murray compjinv had lt en in business 25 years and was one of the oldest livestock firms In the west when the rilant was nurchased two years ago ly the McFarland interests. interests. Since they acquired it the huslnens baa made some notable gain., haixlling a much greater volume of livestock, and the plant has been ' Improved and modernized until It Is now one of the most upt-o-date and sanitary In the intermountain region. Tho McFarlonds now maintain buyers buyers In all the principal livestock centers centers of the country, where they are heeV) purchasers of rattle, hogs and sheep, operating as feeders, buyers and sellers. Thousands of head of stock of all kind-; are dressed at the company's plan' each year. Some idea of the magnitude of the business at the ab- ! batoir may be gained from a report fOT 1921 showing that there were slaughtered there during that period , 6,000 head of cattle. 30,000 sheep and i0 hogs. The rapid expansion of the business has placed the McFarland company among the leading livestock firms of the west and made It one of the payroll payroll builders Of Utah, with an annual outlay of piore than $25,000 In wages. Plans are ulready being matured for making Still further increases in the ops Of the company's operations, and indications are that the close of! 1922 will find lis business more than ) doubled in volume in all lines. I )

Clipped from The Ogden Standard-Examiner28 Feb 1922, TueFirst EditionPage 19

The Ogden Standard-Examiner (Ogden, Utah)28 Feb 1922, TueFirst EditionPage 19
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