Archive for October, 2013

How Will You Honor Our Heroes This Veterans Day?

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Nov ’13

VeteransDayThis Veterans Day, Monday November 11, take the time to honor those who have given so much in service to this great country.  Remember, “Freedom is never free!”

How can you pay tribute to soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen?  Here are 10 ways:

  1. At 11 am, observe a moment of silence for those who’ve fought and died while in service.
  2. Display an American flag.
  3. Attend a Veterans Day Parade!
  4. Thank a vet for his/her service to our country.
  5. Send a letter to troops through the US Dept of Defense Website.
  6. Volunteer in a homeless shelter or soup kitchen.
  7. Visit a veteran’s grave or pick up trash in a veterans cemetery.
  8. Visit the family of a veteran who is serving overseas.
  9. Visit with a wounded vet at a local VA facility.
  10. Donate to the USO, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars USA or other organizations that honor and assist vets.

It’s Time To Plant Pansies

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

pansyIt is time for planting pansies. Pansies like well-drained soil, cool weather, and partial shade to full sun.  Fertilize them every other week with Blood Meal (12-0-0) or manufactures recommendation.  At J & N Feed and Seed our greenhouse if full of colorful pansies.  Plant them now and enjoy the vibrant color for months to come.


Region III High School Rodeo

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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horse-cow-rodeoThe Region III High School Rodeo will be on at the Young Country Arena on Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17th.  Make plans now to attend.

Location: Young County Arena – 120 Barclay Blvd. Graham, TX

Date: Friday, November 15 through November 17th

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Event will be held in the Main and Outback Arena of the Young County Arena


Trade In. Trade Up. Get $10

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Now’s your chance to Trade In and Trade Up to a premium-quality feed like Purina Equine Senior or Purina Layena. Be one of the first 100 people to bring in a competitor’s empty bag of horse or poultry complete feed, fill out a Consumer Reply Card and get $10 off a bag of select Purina horse or poultry feed. Trade In and Trade Up to Purina horse and poultry feeds during Purina Days, November 1st through November 30th at J&N Feed and Seed.

Competitor’s empty bag must be a 40 lb bag or more. Eligible Purina Products include: Equine Senior, Strategy GX, Layena Pellets or Crumbles (40LB or larger), Flock Raiser (40LB or larger), Layena Plus Omega 3 (40LB or larger). No substitutions are permitted.

Double it! Bring in a competitor’s bag of horse AND poultry and receive a total of $20 off your Purina feed purchase.

Offer valid November 1-30, 2013 or while supplies last.


2014 Stock Show Dates

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Heidi fort worth stockshowShow season is here and many students are working hard.  Here are the dates and locations of several major events around Texas in 2014.

Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo: (Odessa) Jan. 1-12, 2014

Ft. Worth Stock Show & Rodeo: Jan. 17-Feb. 8, 2014

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo: Feb. 6-23, 2014

San Angelo Stock Show: Feb. 14 – Mar. 2, 2014

Star of Texas (Austin): Mar. 1 – 16, 2014

Houston Stock Show & Rodeo: Mar. 4-23, 2014

State Fair of Texas (Dallas): Sept. 26 – Oct. 19, 2014

J & N Feed and Seed carries stock show supplies from Sullivan Supply and Weaver Leather and show feeds.  Talk to us about your show project needs and get the off to a great start.

Fish Truck Visits on October 31

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Oct ’13
2:00 pm

FishlogoThe Stock My Pond fish truck will visit J&N Feed and Seed on Thursday, October 31,  from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

The truck will have channel cat, large mouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, hybrid bluegill, red ear bream, and fathead minnows. The 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 we suggest you call. Questions?  Give us a call at 940-549-4631.

Dutch Ovens by Bayou Classic

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

bayou classic dutch ovenJ&N Feed and Seed now stocks Dutch Ovens by Bayou Classic.  The Bayou Classic Cast Iron Dutch Oven has a well established reputation for being the best cast iron cookware available. It has none of the roughness or pitted surfaces found on many typical cast iron pots that make them hard to season, difficult to clean & inconvenient to cook with.  We stock a range of sizes including the 8.5, 12 and 20 quart cast iron pots.  Each dutch oven comes with a cast iron lid with handle and a perforated aluminum basket.  The dutch oven cast iron lid can also be used as a griddle.

Daylight Savings Time Ends!

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Nov ’13
2:00 am

dstclockimageIt’s time to “fall back” and gain an extra hour of sleep.  It also means that evening comes much sooner.

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2013.  Remember to set your clocks back 1 hour before you head to bed on Saturday, November 2, 2013.


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