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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 16 February 2017

There were 355 Cattle at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were extremely good with some fat cattle fetching as much as R21.06/kg, and Wenrner Buchner sold a group of magnificent weaners hitting R30.34/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Pricekg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 5 800.00 R 16.38…

Steytlerville Sale 09 February 2017

There were 448 sheep at the recent Steytlerville sale. The sale prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 12 R 450.00 R 13.64 ANGORA EWE(S) 1 R 530.00 R 13.25 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 820.00 R 18.22 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 6 R 1 040.00 R 29.71 LAMB(S)…

Bathurst Sale 07 February 2017

There were 291 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 9 8,050.00 R 20.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 4,000.00 R 15.69 AB GRADE A2+ 1 6,100.00 R 18.48 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 10,700.00 R 18.55 COW (VERY…

Grahamstown Sale 02 February 2017

There were 620 cattle and 656 sheep on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 200.00 R 18.51 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 16 R 720.00 R 14.12 ANGORA EWE(S) 7 R 500.00 R 12.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 15 R 9 213.33…

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Adelaide Sale 01 February 2017

There were 132 sheep & 130 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Prices for fat cattle were execptionally good fetching over R20 for very good quality and over R31 for quality lambs. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 15 850.00 R 19.42…

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EP Boergoat sale 25 January 2017

There were 49 Boergoat Rams and 30 Ewes on offer at the recent EP Boergoat Veld Ram sale. 46 Boergoat Rams were sold for an average of R5222.23 and 23 Ewes were sold for an average of R2169.56. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Top Price Average Price Seller Boergoat Rams (Stud) R7500.00…

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Charlgrove Sale 24 January 2017

There were 697 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. There was a huge demand for calves and slaughter stock. Some weaners fetched as much as R28.03/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 ,397.50 R 7 637.50 R 19.21 AB GRADE A2+ 1…

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Bedford Sale 18 January 2017

There were 219 Sheep & 95 Cattle on off at the recent Hobson & Co monthly sale. Prices were extremely good as there is a shortage of stock due to the dry conditions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 6 500.00 R 17.12 BULL…

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Grahamstown Sale 12 January 2017

There were 431 sheep & Goats & 387 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were very good. Good quality lambs hit R30/kg, fat slaughter cattle fetched over R18/kg and quality weaners touched on R25/kg. Prices  were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 ,450.00…

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Adelaide Sale 11 January 2017

There were 159 sheep and 101 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Stock was very scarce due to the conditions, with prices extremely high. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 54 R 988.89 R 23.90 BOERGOAT MAIDEN EWE(S) 2 R 650.00 R 16.25 BOERGOAT…

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Alexandria Sale 13 December 2016

There were 379 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were outstanding on slaughter stock and calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 ,281.33 R 3 400.00 R 12.09 A GRADE A2+ 5 ,431.20 R 9 020.00 R 20.92 AB GRADE (THIN)…

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Preston Park Sale

Preston Park Sale 08 December 2016

There were 394 Cattle and 35 sheep on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 11 433.33 R 16.77 COW (VERY THIN) 43 R 5 106.98 R 12.25 STORE COW/C1 42 R 5 209.52 R 13.04 FAT COW C2+…

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Ogies van Vuuren sold oxen for R12200 each

Adelaide Sale 07 December 2016

There were 832 Sheep & Goats and 323 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide Christmas sale. The prices were astronomical with some trade sheep fetching over R25/kg and fat C Grade cattle reaching over R20/kg. Prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG ANGORA RAM(S) ,7.00 R 320.00 R 5.25…

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