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Hobson & Co is a leading provider of agricultural and livestock services in the Eastern Cape. We have bridged the generational gap by combining the latest practices and the best service from the good old days. We form lasting relationships with our partners that are built on trust and pride. We understand that by ensuring the success of our clients we also ensure our own success. We are committed to the support of farmers and transforming & building the agricultural industry in the difficult South African economic climate. Our range of services include:

Stud Auctions • Monthly Auctions • Game  Dispersal Sales  Out-of-Hand Sales  Abattoir Marketing  Livestock Transport  Veterinary Agency  Consulting and Financial Services

Hobson & Co is your premier livestock partner. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

Latest News

Preston Park Sale 14 September 2017

There were 253 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 10 125.00 R 20.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 18 866.67 R 23.74 B GRADE B2+ 4 R 10 500.00…

Bathurst Sale 12 September 2017

A relatively small Bathurst sale was held on Tuesday 12 September. Slaughter stock was still in demand as a fat cow belonging to Gavin Yendell sold for R22.82/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 15 833.33 R 23.47 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 7 707.89…

Grahamstown Sale 07 September 2017

There were 691 Sheep & Goats and 376 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale, Prices for slaughter stock on both sheep and cattle were outstanding. Prices were as follows:   Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 062.50 R 20.85 AB GRADE (THIN) 13 R 5…

Adelaide Sale 06 September 2017

There were 78 Sheep & goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 7 R 6 114.29 R 21.09 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 16 520.00 R 23.96 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 1 R 900.00 R 25.71 BOERGOAT MAIDEN…

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Heritage Beefmasters Sale 05 September 2017

A very successful Beefmaster Bull sale was held on Tuesday 05 September. 27 Top quality bulls were on offer. The Bulls average R43703.70 with the top price being R62000.00 which was sold to Mr William Davis of Alexandria. Remarkably only 8 of the 27 bulls sold for less than 40k. Andries van Niekerk sold the…

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Bedford Sale 30 September 2017

There were 330 Sheep and 156 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were outstanding with trade sheep and C Grade sheep hitting as much as R32.29/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ ,3.00 11,400.00 R 25.33 AB GRADE (THIN) ,1.00 4,400.00 R 15.71…

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Charlgrove Sale 22 August 2017

There were 334 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 266.67 R 20.32 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 13 750.00 R 21.11 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 20.00 COW (VERY THIN) 35 R 7…

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Frontier Bonsmara sale 2017

Frontier Bonsmara Sale 16 August 2017

The 12th Annual Frontier Bonsmara Auction was held at the recently revamped Hobson&Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on 16th August. The long awaited rain which started early on Wednesday morning added to the excitement of the occasion where over 100 buyers registered from throughout the country. Bidding was brisk on all lots where the discerning…

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Preston Park 10 August 2017

There were 224 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/Kg AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 912.50 R 18.71 COW (VERY THIN) 34 R 6 501.47 R 16.93 STORE COW/C1 24 R 6 943.75 R 18.24 FAT COW C2+ 19 R…

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Grahamstown Sale 03 August 2017

There was another big sale held in Grahamstown on 3 August. 529 sheep and 568 cattle were on offer. Prices were very good and were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 R 10 100.00 R 28.06 AB GRADE (THIN) 37 R 5 540.54 R 20.79 AB GRADE A2+ 4…

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Adelaide Sale 02 August 2017

There were 145 sheep & 201 cattle on offer at the Adelaide sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) ,9.00 R 6 022.22 R 18.86 AB GRADE A2+ ,2.00 R 9 750.00 R 22.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) ,15.00 R 17 226.67 R 22.91…

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Bedford Sale 26 July 2017

There were 879 sheep & 138 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 200.00 R 24.12 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 500.00 R 22.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 800.00 R 21.94 AB GRADE…

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Charlgrove Sale 25 July 2017

There were 553 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 8,300.00 R 23.88 AB GRADE A2+ 1 8,900.00 R 21.45 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 12,822.22 R 20.83 B GRADE B2+ 13 9,607.69 R 21.82 COW (VERY THIN) 71 6,022.54…

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* This forecast was obtained from Yahoo! Weather. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy.

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