Archive for March, 2016

March 28 : Featured Item of the Week : Soil Testing

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The March 28  Featured Item of the Week at Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch is:

soil1 e1364163845676 300x225 March 28 : Featured Item of the Week : Soil TestingSoil Testing - Though this week’s Featured Item of the Week is, technically, no “item”, it is none the less worth noting and definitely worth taking advantage of.  With spring fast approaching many begin to ask about fertilizer, what to put out and when.  Eagle Hardware has long decided to help its customers by offering a beneficial service.  To help determine how much and of what kind of fertilizer one needs, please drop a Ziploc bag full of your target soil, answer a few questions and in a couple of days your results will be available.  Eagle is then more than happy to help you understand the results and purchase just what you need.  For further questions, please give the store a call.  Stop by and we are always happy to help.  See you soon.

Fish Truck : March 28

Monday, March 21st, 2016
Mar ’16
28
4:00 pm

may fish truck 3 300x225 Fish Truck : March 28We have a makeup day for the fish truck that was originally scheduled for March 12 and cancelled due to rain. Those who have pre-booked orders will be filled first.

Now it is time to restock your ponds and lakes for the spring! Eagle Hardware Farm and Ranch will host a fish truck from Stock My Pond on Monday, March 28 from 4:00 – 5:00pm.

The fish truck will have channel cat, large mouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, hybrid bluegill, red ear bream, and fathead minnows.  The fish truck provides containers for all fish but the 11″ channel cats, so please bring your own containers for them.

It is not necessary to pre-order the fish, but if you are looking for a large quantity or a particular breed, we suggest you call.  Questions?  Give us a call at 972-635-7878.

March 21 : Featured Item of the Week : Submersible Utility Pump

Monday, March 21st, 2016

The March 21  Featured Item of the Week at Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch is:

submersible pump e1456767325202 225x300 March 21 : Featured Item of the Week : Submersible Utility PumpSubmersible Utility Pump - This week’s Featured Item of the Week is probably one of our top sellers this past year.  With record rainfall and standing water still everywhere, a quality submersible pump is handier than many tools tucked away in one’s shop or garage.  Stop by and let us show you how easy it is to move water fast and effectively.  See you soon!

Chicken Workshop Notes

Friday, March 18th, 2016

chick workshop 2016 6 300x225 Chicken Workshop NotesWow, what a fabulous Chicken Workshop we had on Wednesday evening! Thank you to all that attended.

If you didn’t get a handout from one of our speakers, Jesse Huth, Poultry Specialist from Huth Avian.  You can download it here.

Jesse Huth has been raising chickens for over 18 years, and holds a Master’s in Poultry Science with a focus on welfare and behavior from Texas A&M.  He has published a number of articles on poultry, including several papers in peer reviewed journals based on his research.  Currently he works as a private poultry consultant out of Central Texas, hosts an avian centric radio show, and judges poultry shows.  He is happy to share is expertise with others, and has help numerous flock owners or aspiring flock owners raise happy and productive flocks.  Along with this he works as a Texas birding guide and bird surveyor for wildlife management properties, and has recently partnered with an international birding company.  He has birded in many places around the world, and is always on the lookout for new and interesting birds.  Jesse can be reached by email at chickenboy115@gmail.com or through his website www.huthavian.com.