Sanderson Farms has reported results for the first quarter of 2002, ended 31 January 2002, with net sales up 8% to US$164.5m, compared with US$152.1m for the same period a year ago. For the Q1, the company reported net income of US$5.3m, or US$0.39 per diluted share, compared with net income of US$384,000, or US$0.03 per diluted share, year on year.