Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: CHX, CHX.A) yesterday announced income before extraordinary charges of $13.8 million, or $.33 per share, for the fourth fiscal quarter ended September 29, 2001, a $2.5 million increase, compared to net income in the prior year's fourth quarter of $11.3 million, or $.28 per share. The Company also announced net sales for the fourth fiscal quarter ended September 29, 2001 of $641.3 million, a 69.0% increase, compared to the $379.4 million for the same period last year, with the increase resulting primarily from the acquisition of WLR Foods, Inc., which was effective January 27, 2001.