Ark Country Store Newsletter
January 2010

Happy New Year!

This year has started off cold!  Make sure your animals are well prepared for our wintry weather.  You'll find a few articles below that can help.

Speaking of cold weather,  we have a great selection of warm coats, new animal skins, children's boots and more to help you stay warm!

Looking for a sale?  Then check out out sale items in the newsletter below. 

Did you know that Ark Country Store carries more than just feed and seed?  Our full service store has jewelry, gifts, clothing, home items (lamps, dishes, towels), art work and more!  We're headed to market in Colorado this week, looking  for new and exciting items for the store! 

Don't forget about our Ladies Night Out!  Stop by for wine & cheese, and browse our selection of great gift ideas for Valentines Day!  Make your list and send your sweetie up to the store, we'll have it waiting for him!  Sign up now!  

All creatures great and small, Ark Country Store cares for them all! 

Candice Jones
Store Manager
cattleNutrition Key in Heifer Reproductive Efficiency

Good nutrition management is a key to reproductive efficiency in heifers.  Animal scientists at the university of Georgia Cooperative extension Service say heifers must be bred to calve at two years of age, and it is critical that they reach 65 percent of estimated mature weight prior to breeding.1  Nutrition management during this development period can have a great impact on lifetime productivity.

Because heifers require a higher quality diet,   Read more....
mulchMaster Gardner Tips
Plant survival when Mother Nature says freeze

The arctic blast that has dropped temperatures into the low teens and the wind chill to around zero degrees means gardeners need to take extraordinary precautions to protect their plants.

There is some good news. Because North Texas has had several fairly strong cold spells in the past several weeks, plants have been "hardened," that is preconditioned to tolerate the lower than normal temperatures. Also, moisture levels of the soil before, and during, hard freezes help determine the extent of damage that may be done. Dry plants usually suffer far more damage.   Read more...

New Store Items

Look for a new line of dog Blue Buffalo& cat food in the store. 

Blue Buffalo offers dog food and cat food formulas with all natural, healthy ingredients.

Stop by to see our new selection of animal skins and rugs, lamps, and western items for your home or office.     

Housewares 2Looking for items for your bathroom or guest bath?  Our coordinating towels, soap dish & dispenser brighten up the room. 

To see more items, click here
Ark Country Store Specials!
Going on now at Ark Country Store
Still looking for a sale?  Look no further!  Ark Country Store has the following items on sale. 

Ark Country Store
More than just a feed storecertified purina

For more than 3 years Ark Country Store has been providing Purina Feed products to Waxahachie and all of Ellis, Kaufman, Navaro and Johnson counties. 

For more than 100 years Purina Feed was available through a network of independent dealers.  While the feed industry is changing and you've seen select Purina Products now available in other stores, some things remain the same...

Ark Country Store continues to offer quality
 Purina Products in our store!

We are a CERTIFIED Purina Dealer!
  • We provide expert knowledge and Customer Service
  • Full Service & Full Line Purina Dealer!
  • Freshness guarantee on our products!
  • We know your name!
  • We load your vehicles for you ... no carting bags to the parking lot!
  • We offer free Animal Nutrition and Feeding Seminars
Convenient hours:   M-F  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday -  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join Our Mailing List
Store Location & Hours
209 South Highway 77
Waxahachie, TX 75165
Phone: 972.937.8860
Fax: 972.9837.7303

Store Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Quick Links
Ark Country Store
Ark Country Store on Facebook
Videos & Podcasts
Email Us
Know Your Horses Critical Temperature

Critical temperature is the temperature below which the animal must produce additional heat to maintain normal body temperature. Mature horses...

Find us on Facebook!

 Ark Country Store is on facebook!  
Ark Country Store Frequent Buyer Programs

Stop by Ark Country Store and sign up for our frequent buyer programs!  You'll walk away with a free bag of feed!