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Grobler Dispersal Sale 10 August 2016

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Herd Info: The adult goats were shorn on the 11th of July. The kids are 10 month old and have been shorn on the 24th of April 2016. The adult goats started mating on 24th March, 2016. The flock runs on hart-water veld and have been selected for fertility, hardiness, and quality fleeces. The quality of…

Bedford Sale 28 July 2016

There were 825 sheep and 200 cattle at the recent Bedford sale. Prices showed an increase especially in the slaughter cattle and trade sheep market. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 5 250.00 R 13.88 A GRADE A2+ 25 R 7 386.00 R 17.35…

Charlgrove Sale 26 July 2016

There were 258 Cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 200.00 R 15.90 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 5 800.00 R 14.32 COW (VERY THIN) 1 R 4 000.00 R 13.56 STORE COW/C1 9 R 5 438.89…

Loverstwist Sale 19 July 2016

43 Cattle were bought and sold at the recent Loverstwist sale. The quality was very mixed and prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 9 200.00 R 14.38 COW (VERY THIN) 5 R 3 780.00 R 9.74 STORE COW/C1 3 R 6 200.00 R 13.19 FAT…

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Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 08 July 2016

The Frontier Bonsmara group held their annual farmers’ day at the Heritage Lodge near Alexandria in the Eastern Cape on 8th July. 115 farmers registered for this event which has become one of the premier agricultural occasions in the area. This year Nic Serfontein of the Sernick group had the crowd spellbound with his insight…

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Steytlerville Sale 12 July 2016

There were 639 Sheep and 21 Cattle on the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 8 150.00 R 13.34 STORE COW/C1 2 R 4 900.00 R 9.94 FAT COW C2+ 1 R 9 700.00 R 14.74 HEIFER(S) 211-250KG…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 July 2016

There were 803 Sheep & Goats and 394 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were excellent for small stock and fat cattle. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 4 000.00 R 15.09 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 6 R 541.67 R 15.40 ANGORA EWE(S)…

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Adelaide sale 06 July 2016

There were 211 sheep and 158 cattle on offer at the Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 5 466.67 R 13.84 A GRADE A2+ 5 R 10 240.00 R 19.78 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 700.00 R 15.40 AB GRADE A2+…

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Bedford Sale 30 June 2016

There were 377 sheep and 164 cattle on the recent Bedford sale. Prices showed a positive turn in the market and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG AB GRADE A2+ 7 R 6 528.57 R 16.68 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 11 940.00 R 16.18 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 6…

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Mooiplaas Sale 28 June 2016

There were 20 Goats and 196 cattle sold at the recent Mooiplaas sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 5 433.33 R 12.07 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG 10 R 1 015.00 R 1 015.00 BOERGOAT EWE(S) 10 R 1 060.00 R 1 060.00 COW (VERY THIN)…

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Grobler Dispersal Sale 10 August 2016

Herd Info: The adult goats will be shorn on the 11th of July, and pregnancy scan will be done on the 18th of July, 2016. The kids are 10 month old and have been shorn on the 24th of April 2016. The adult goats started mating on 24th March, 2016. The flock runs on hart-water…

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Charlgrove Sale 21 June 2016

There were 156 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices are expected to move positively within the next month on both feedlot calves and slaughter cattle. Prices from the sale were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 8 333.33 R 14.45 COW (VERY THIN) 9…

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Bathurst Sale 14 June 2016

There were 240 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 3 ,303.33 R 3 200.00 R 10.55 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 ,566.67 R 7 966.67 R 14.06 COW (VERY THIN) 53 ,421.74 R 4 723.58 R 11.20 STORE COW/C1…

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Upcoming Events

Aug
2
Tue
all-day Frontier Viewing Day
Frontier Viewing Day
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Frontier Viewing Day
The Frontier Bonsmara viewing day will be held on the 2nd of August. For those who would like to attend, everyone will meet at the Hobson & Co auction pens at 8:00am and will then…
Aug
10
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all-day Grobler Dispersal Sale
Grobler Dispersal Sale
Aug 10 all-day
Grobler Dispersal Sale
Flock Info: The adult goats will be shorn on the 11th of July. The kids are 10 months old and have been shorn on the 24th of April 2016. The adult goats started mating on 24th…

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