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OPERATOR: Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Gold Kist Inc. conference call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time for opening remarks and introductions I would like to turn the call over to the Vice President of Corporate Relations, Mr. Wayne Lord. Please go ahead, sir.
WAYNE LORD, VP OF CORPORATE RELATIONS, GOLD KIST: Good afternoon. Before we begin I would like to say that a slide presentation of supporting materials for the call is available on the investor relations section of the goldkist.com web site. Please click on the "webcast" icon, and then you will see the slide by clicking on the icon "supporting materials".
I would like to remind everyone that this conference call includes forward-looking statements related to Gold Kist that involve risk and uncertainties including but not limited to the cost and availability of feed ingredients and other raw materials, the availability and relative costs of labor and contract growers, market conditions for our finished products, disease outbreaks affecting broiler production, access to foreign markets and foreign economic conditions, regulatory developments, industry conditions and market conditions, general economic conditions and other risks described in our filings with the SEC.
These forward-looking statements are made in reliance on the Safe Harbor provisions of the Federal Securities Laws. Prospective investors are cautioned that …