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Your Chickens’ New Home

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Before you pick up your first birds, you need to prepare your chickens’ new home. The needs and requirements will vary depending on the type of birds, number of birds and age you are starting them.  Chicks need one to two square feet of floor space per chick during their first 6 weeks of age. Ducklings, […]

February Garden Tips

Friday, January 18th, 2019

February Garden Tips
Keep in mind that the average last freeze for North Texas area is not until mid-March. Even so, many plants normally begin to show signs of growth in February, which makes it the perfect time, to get outside and work in the yard. Here are a few February garden tips you can work […]

Spring Chicks Arrive at New Braunfels Feed & Supply

Monday, January 14th, 2019

[ January 31, 2019; February 7, 2019; February 14, 2019; February 21, 2019; February 26, 2019; February 28, 2019; ] Spring Chicks arrive weekly this spring at New Braunfels Feed and Supply. See arrival dates and types below. Note that these dates can change! The delivery from the hatchery can be delayed, or the hatch may be lower than normal. Before you load up and head on over, please CALL US to confirm delivery dates.

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Tips from Stihl: Cold Weather Chainsaw Operation

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

With the onset of winter, thoughts shift to some of the challenges of winter chainsaw operation. With a little extra care, your chainsaw can offer peak performance even in the face of extreme cold temperatures. You will also need to take extra precautions for specific weather-related hazards.

Personal Protective Equipment
While working with a chainsaw during the […]

Preparing a Space for Your Backyard Chicks

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Raising backyard chicks is a great experience for the whole family. One of the primary requirements is providing housing that is comfortable for your backyard flock. Young chicks can be raised in a variety of structures, but the area should be warm, dry and ventilated, but not drafty. Also make sure it is easy to […]