Laurel, Miss-based Sanderson Farms, a producer and distributor of fresh and frozen chicken has posted net sales of US$202.7m for its Q3 ended 31 July, up 10.3% year on year. Q3 net income was US$9.3m, US$0.7 per diluted share, slightly down on US$9.6m, US$0.7 per diluted share, for the Q3 2001.