Ark Country Store Newsletter
January, 2011


It's a new year at Ark Country Store and big things are happening!   First on the agenda, listen to our customers!  Please take a minute to complete this survey and let us know how we're doing.  To thank you for your time, you will receive a $5 Ark Country Store certificate. 


Just in time for Valentines Day, Ark Country Store is hosting a Ladies Night Out.   Read more about this great opportunity below. 


The weather is about take a turn towards frigid, so it's time to start making sure your animals are protected from the cold temps.  Check out the articles below and on our website for more information. 

GBBC 2010 Photo Contest 4th overall Elden Allen, Arizona
GBBC 2010 Photo Contest 

We all know cold weather up North brings the birds down to Texas, so get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)!  The GBBC is a project the entire family can work on.  Check out the Who Are You? article in the "Articles and Vidoes" section below for awesome pointers on bird identification.


Ark Country Store carries Purina's Horseman's Edge and Nature's Essentials feeds.  Check out the links below to learn more.


Ark Country Store has a large selection of gift items that are perfect for Valentine's and birthday gifts.  Check out the sale items below and stop in for these great bargains before they're gone! 

SALE items:
75% off Christmas items

35% off horse blankets

35% off horse shoes

(sale prices through 1/31/11)

We are proud to be your feed and farm supply store!  Happy New Year from everyone at Ark Country Store.   

Candice Jones

Store Manager

Candice's Corner
News from the Master Gardener

Winter is no time to neglect your garden!  January is the perfect time to start preparing for spring blooms and veggies. 

If you're using Corn Gluten Meal this year as a preemergent, now is time for the first application. With warm weather the weeds start sooner. Remember,  20#'s per 1,000 square feet minimum is the spread rate.

Read more gardening tips from the Ellis County Master Gardeners on our website.  Check back monthly for updates and new tips!

Ladies Night Out

Ladies, come take over Ark Country Store! Join us January 27th for shopping, refreshments and girl talk.  This is a great time to fit in some girl time while you shop for yourself (we have amazing jewelry!) or for your husband.  We have gifts galore so you can treat yourself or make a list for us to keep on hand and give to your husband when he comes in to shop.  Valentine's day will be here before you know it, so take the work out of gift shopping for your sweetie and make him a gift list! 
Ark Loves Horses!

Ark Country Store takes pride in providing our customers and their animals the best choices in feed.  With that in mind, we sell Purina Horseman's Edge and Nature's Essentials.  Stop by the store or visit our website to learn why we love these feeds!
Purina Nature's Essentials  Purina Horseman's Edge Horse Feed

 Our Website Is The Place To Be!

The Ark Country Store website is a great resource!  We encourage you to visit and look around.  This month check out-

Classified Section:  Looking to buy or sell a saddle or another gently used quality item.  Our classified section is the place for you!

Pet Photo Section:  We know you love your animals and we do to.  Send us your pictures of anmials great and small.  We'll post 'em for everyone to enjoy on our Pet Photo's page.

Articles & Videos
Check out the latest in our library of articles and videos on our website. 

Is Your Hay Supply Adequate Until Spring?

Do you have enough hay stored to meet the needs of your cattle for the remainder of the winter?  Even though you may have stored what you think will be enough hay to carry your herd through the winter, conditions often change so you might be concerned that you will run short before spring.  Read more

Who Are You?  Identifying Backyard Birds


Being able to identify the birds that frequent your yard can make you a better host by offering the right type of bird feeder and food or planting the right types of shrubs and plants.  Read more


GreatBackyard Bird Count


The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continentRead more

Improving Forage Utilization


In cattle production, profit depends on achieving a marketable calf per cow bred as well as increasing production efficiency on existing forage sources.   Read more

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Waxahachie, TX 75165
Phone: 972.937.8860
Fax: 972.9837.7303

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Monday-Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
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Upcoming Events

Ladies Night Out

Cattle Owner's Workshop


Stay tuned for more dates.

Look for additional webinars and animal nutrition seminars throughout the year!

Purina Difference Rewards

Have you signed up for the Purina Difference Rewards program?  Receive quarterly coupons on Purina Feeds that you use daily! What are you waiting for? 


Sign up for this free program and start receiving your coupons in 2011! 

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