10 Tips For the Perfect Chicken Coop

2019-02-13T09:57:08-06:00January 28th, 2014|Articles|

Chickens are attractive to have for many reasons, and there are a growing number of folks who are joining the ranks of chicken owners across the country. However, owning and caring for chickens is not a job for the faint of heart. There are many steps that need to be taken to provide a proper [...]

How to Plant Seed Potatoes

2019-02-13T10:28:38-06:00January 17th, 2014|Articles|

You don't have to be an experienced gardener to grow potatoes (or for that matter, most vegetables). All you need to know are the steps to planting them properly. At McGregor, we have lots of seed potatoes ready for planting. We can help you get the supplies you need to get your garden started! Check [...]

Pruning Crape Myrtle Trees

2019-02-13T10:28:28-06:00January 16th, 2014|Articles|

A touchy topic is pruning crape myrtle trees.  Do you prune them? When and how much? The best time to prune is late winter, February - March.  The goal is to enhance the trees natural form, don't force it to grow in a small space or prune it into an artificial shape.  Crape myrtles naturally [...]

7 Plants That Need Winter Pruning

2019-02-13T09:09:07-06:00December 29th, 2013|Articles|

Between now and mid February Texas gardeners should begin winter pruning.  Neal Sperry offers this list of plants that should be pruned during this time of year. Shade trees:  remove damaged or dead branches (pruning sealant only on oak cuts). All cuts should be flush with the branch collar on the trunk. Evergreen shrubs: prune [...]

Noromectin Pour-On for Cattle

2019-02-13T09:34:11-06:00September 9th, 2013|Articles, McGregor News|

Stop by McGregor General Store and pickup Noromectin Pour-On for Cattle for only $46.99. Noromectin Pour-On for Cattle is an ivermectin-based endectocide for the effective treatment and control of a wide range of internal and external parasites of beef and non-lactating dairy cattle. Noromectin (ivermectin) Pour-On delivers internal and external parasite control in one convenient low-volume [...]

Winterize Your Horse

2019-02-13T08:40:24-06:00October 28th, 2012|Articles|

Now that winter is approaching and the temperature is dropping, horse owners need to consider how to winterize their horses. During the cold season, horse owners must make sure that their animals receive proper feed, water and shelter to stay healthy and comfortable. Further, since riders usually put a lot of time and effort into [...]

Fall Cattle Feeding Guide

2019-02-13T09:27:31-06:00October 21st, 2012|Articles|

Looking for tips on how to feed your cattle during a drought?  Are your hay supplies adequate during this dry season?  Want to estimate your cattle rate-of-grain? Interested in alternative feeds for fall? Click here to read our Fall Cattle Feeding Guide from Purina.

Texas Deer Hunting Regulations

2019-02-13T09:15:41-06:00October 20th, 2012|Articles|

Deer hunting in Texas is a popular pursuit, governed by the regulations set forth by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Hunters have their choice of white-tailed deer or mule deer to hunt in the Lone Star State.  Licenses Texas law requires that every deer hunter possess a license. Those younger than 17 must have [...]

Show Chow Success: Cuatro Schauer

2019-02-13T09:12:05-06:00August 22nd, 2012|Articles|

Recent high school graduate Cuatro Schauer shattered records with his prize winning steer at the Fort Worth Stock Show in February. Cuatro's cash cow, Spider Monkey, was auctioned off during the Sale of Champions for an astounding $230,000, making it the highest price paid in the shows 116-year history and beating the previous record of [...]

Purina AntlerMax Technology Scores 561 B&C

2019-02-13T09:10:11-06:00August 19th, 2012|Articles|

Wild Rivers Whitetails has been feeding Purina® AntlerMax® Diets exclusively on their farm since 2004. In 2011, they grew a deer named “Ballistic” that scored 561” Boone and Crockett. To the best of everyone’s knowledge, it was the highest scoring deer for the 2011 antler growing season. Purina® AntlerMax® Deer Chow contains our AntlerMax® Protein [...]

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