1. The Truth About Fleas – Recap and FAQ

    Last summer we provided a six-part flea prevention series to help pet and livestock owners better understand the threat that fleas present and how to prevent your animals from falling victim to these tiny dangerous creatures. Now that summer has arrived again, we want to take the opportunity to revi…Read More

  2. Summer Safety Tips For Your Cattle

    With the passing of Memorial Day, that means summer is in full swing here in Conroe. Now that temperatures will be in excess of 90 degrees for the next few months, if you haven’t already started to take this into account for your cattle, now is the time. At Conroe Feeders, we are passionate about …Read More

  3. How to Help You Pasture Survive a Conroe Summer

    If you’ve lived in Conroe for more than a year, you already know that the summer heat stays and lingers. Nights don’t offer much reprieve from the relentless Texas sun, and that is all a part of the charm. While most animals and vegetation have adapted to the climate, there are some things you c…Read More

  4. Why Every Farm Needs a Chicken

    Starting life as a little bundle of soft down, chickens were born cute. They make adorable peeping noises as a chick and are some of the softest animals to hold. Chicks become popular around Easter and at Conroe Feeders Supply in Conroe, we usually get a bunch in for your farm. But have you been hol…Read More

  5. A Guide to the Different Breeds of Cattle

    If you’ve ever gone on a long road trip across the United States, odds are you’ve seen different breeds of cattle. Some are very distinguishable, such as the Texas Longhorn; others, look the same as the one standing next to it such as the Angus cattle. Conroe Feeders Supply is a farm supply stor…Read More

  6. You Bought Your First Pony — Now What?

    Congratulations! You’re a horse owner! You’ve waited perhaps years to buy your first pony or horse, and now that you’ve got one, the work begins. For starters, what do you feed your horse? When? What vaccinations does your horse need? When does your horse need shoeing? And what does its whinni…Read More

  7. How the Quality of Feed Affects an Animal

    In our last blog post, we touched very briefly on how the quality of feed that you’re feeding an animal that you’ll be showing can affect the animal itself. For those of you that may not have spent years working on a farm or raising animals, this may seem a little dramatic. The truth, however, i…Read More

  8. Tips for Your First Year of Showing Livestock

    Having the opportunity to work on a livestock market project is one that should never get passed up. Not only is this a great opportunity for children to learn more about animals, but it provides them with a chance to fully understand discipline and responsibility in regards to livestock. If you hav…Read More

  9. Common Garden Vegetable Problems and How to Fix Them

    So, you decided to paint your thumb green this year and it didn’t go as well as expected? Don’t fret, there are plenty of master gardeners and farmers that lose plants too. Backyard gardening is not always the easiest thing to do and takes some practice. This winter, learn as much as you can so …Read More

  10. Effects of Fertilizer on Livestock

    Livestock, like any living thing, is affected by the chemicals that they are exposed to. Some chemicals are intentionally used, such as medications, for the betterment of the animal's health. However, some chemicals can be detrimental to the health of livestock, and in turn, humans who consume lives…Read More