News from Ark Country Store                                                                                 May, 2012

Pond levels are on the rise, thanks to the recent rains. Now is the time to prepare your pond for the upcoming season. Mark your calendar for our Pond Management Workshop on Thursday, May 10th at noon. Make sure you RSVP or sign up on our website to attend this popular event with the Pond Boss! Details are below and on our website. 

Thank you to everyone who attended our April Low-cost Vet Clinic. Our next clinic on May 26th has been cancelled due to construction in the store. Our next low-cost clinic will be June 23rd. For future clinic dates, see our website calendar. 

Ark Country Store will be closing early due to construction on May 25th at 4 pm. We will also be closed May 26th and 28th for construction. Thank you for your patience as we update our store.

We look forward to you visiting the store.

Ark Country Store 


Midlothian FFA at Ellis County Show

The Midlothian FFA competed at the Ellis County Show in April! Many of the students brought home Champion and Reserve Champion Awards. Congratulations to all the students! 

Brittany Horton - Reserve Champion Rabbits Mattie McClure - Reserve Champion Chickens RaeAnn Rankin - Reserve Champion Goat 
JD Pruitt - Reserve Champion Hog 
Dana Davis - Reserve Champion Lamb 
Erin Mitchell - Reserve Champion Steer 
Aubrey Fulfer - Grand ...
Pond Management Workshop

jumping fish
Thinking about building a pond? Want to know how to grow larger fish? Wondering what kind of environment you need to have a pond? 
Join Ark Country Store and Bob Lusk, Fishery Biologist and editor of Pond Boss magazine and learn about pond management, health, and growth. Join us at the store at Noon on May 10, 2012 for this wonderful event! S ...
Quick Tips for Controlling Flies

Now is the time to map out your fly control program. Horn flies normally begin showing up in spring when average daily temperatures reach 65º F for a period of two weeks. They remain a nuisance until cool weather in late fall or early winter. Here are four quick tips to help you develop an integrated management program for controlling horn ...

Get your calves off on the right start.  Listen to this video for tips on creep feeding your calves for better performance.    
Creep Feeding Calves
Creep Feeding Calves
Changes in your horse's diet
feeding horse
Spring has officially sprung! Remember that sudden forage changes in your horse's diet may trigger digestive issues. 

Feed hay immediately before turn-out to help him or her from overeating on lush, green pasture. Restricting grazing time will also help minimize risks. Here's a rule of thumb: allow 30 minutes of grazing once or twice a day on the first ...
Low-cost Vet Clinics 2012

Join Ark Country Store and Dr. Mac Todd for our monthly Low-cost
vet clinicVet Clinic.  Our clinics are scheduled for the 4th Saturday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m. at the store. However, our clinic for May has been cancelled due to construction in our store. Our next low-cost vet clinic is scheduled for June 23, 2012. Get a jump on summer and have your pets checked out and update their vaccinations.  

Ark Country Store 
209 South Highway 77 
Waxahachie, TX 75165 
Phone: 972-937-8860
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Candice's Corner: May 2012

May is here and so is the heat! Read Candice's tips on preparing your garden and lawn for the upcoming Texas heat! 

· In May, plant St. Augustine and Hybrid Bermuda sod. St. Augustine can handle some shade, but Bermuda needs full sun. To make good seed-to-soil contact, use a roller and keep sod moist until new roots are ...
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Ark Country Store is located in downtown Waxahachie.

209 South Highway 77
Waxahachie, TX 75165
Phone: 972-937-8860
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!  Cats, dogs, goats, chickens, horses-we love 'em all! 
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