SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                           Washington, D.C. 20549

                             AMENDED FORM 10-K

                ANNUAL REPORT UNDER SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF 
                     THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the fiscal year ended October 1, 1994 Commission File number 1-9273

           PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION	
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

           Delaware                	     75-1285071	
(State or other jurisdiction of 					 (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)					 Identification No.)

    110 South Texas, Pittsburg, TX           			75686-0093
(Address of principal executive offices)	     		(Zip code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (903) 856-7901

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12 (b) of the Act:  

                                      Name of each exchange on
Title of each class	                     	which registered	
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01	        New York Stock Exchange

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12 (g) of the Act:  None

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant (1) has filed all reports 
required to be filed by Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange 
Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period 
that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been 
subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes  X  No    

Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to 
Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be 
contained, to the best of Registrant's knowledge, in definitive proxy or 
information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this 
Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K.  [  ]


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                        PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION
                              AMENDED FORM 10-K
                              TABLE OF CONTENTS


Document No. 1
 	Amendment Letter dated January 23, 1995

 	Signatures

Document No. 2
 	Exhibit 27 - Financial Data Schedule

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January 23, 1995




Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20549-1004

RE:	Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
    Form 10-K
   	For the fiscal year ended October 1, 1994
   	Commission File Number: 1-9273

Gentlemen:

Please find enclosed the amended Form 10-K of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation 
for the year ended October 1, 1994.  This amendment is being forwarded due 
to problems incurred in the transmission of Exhibit 27 - Financial Data 
Schedule.  While our records indicate this Exhibit was correctly filed on 
December 19, 1994, we understand from your correspondence on January 13, 1995 
it was not adequately received.  Accordingly, if any problems are noted with 
this transmission, please let us know immediately.
 
Sincerely,




Clifford E. Butler
Chief Financial Officer

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities 
Exchange Act of 1934, the issuer has duly caused this report to be signed 
on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized on the 16th 
day of December 1994.

		PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION



		By: 	Clifford E. Butler
     		Vice Chairman of the Board and 
     		Chief Financial Officer

  Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, this 
report has been signed below by the following persons on behalf of the 
Registrant and in the capacities and on the dated indicated.

	Signature	Title	Date


________________________	Chairman of the Board	12/16/94
Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim 	    of Directors and Chief 
                       		Executive Officer 
                     			(Principal Executive
                       		Officer)


_______________________	Vice Chairman of the 	12/16/94
Clifford E. Butler	     Board of Directors, 
                      		Chief Financial Officer,
                      		Secretary and Treasurer (Principal 
                      		Financial and Accounting Officer)


________________________	President and	12/16/94
Lindy M. "Buddy" Pilgrim Chief Operating Officer and
                       		Director



_______________________ 	Executive Vice President	12/16/94
Robert L. Hendrix	       Operations and 
                      	 	Director


_______________________	 Senior Vice President	12/16/94
James J. Miner	Technical Services and
                        	Director


_______________________	 Vice President and	12/16/94
Lonnie Ken Pilgrim	      Director



_______________________	 Director	12/16/94
Robert E. Hilgenfeld



_______________________	 Director	12/16/94
Vance C. Miller 



_______________________	 Director	12/16/94
James J. Vetter, Jr.
          	
  

_______________________	 Director	12/16/94
Donald L. Wass  





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