Tel (046) 622 4724
Fax (046) 622 4709
paulhobson@telkomsa.net
37 Southey Street,
Grahamstown, 6139

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

Charlgrove Sale 19 February 2019

There were 245 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices for fat cattle were very good with light weaners in demand. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 5 150.00 R 16.89 AB GRADE A2+ 14 R 8 471.43 R 20.72 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

Steytlerville Sale 13 February 2019

There were 366 sheep & goats at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT EWE(S) 5 R 1 300.00 R 23.42 LAMB(S) (THIN) 6 R 813.33 R 26.52 LAMB(S) A2+ 116 R 1 034.48 R 29.45 STORE LAMB(S) 118 R 883.56 R 31.51 MUTTON C1…

Bathurst Sale 12 February 2019

There were 114 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Averagr Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 250.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 5 450.00 R 17.75 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 5 300.00 R 19.13 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019

Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019 A successful Karoo Boerbokke/Boergoats sale was held in Jansenville on 14 February 2019. 26 Rams were sold at an avergae of R6865.38 with the top priced ram (lot 10) belonging to Hennie le Roux selling for R12000. A top quality pregnant ewe with twins (Lot 27) belonging to Andre Barnardt sold for R11250…

Read More

Grahamstown Sale 07 February 2019

There were 303 Sheep & 162 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 500.00 R 15.35 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 950.00 R 19.39 ANGORA RAM(S) 4 R 600.00 R 9.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R…

Read More

Adelaide Sale 06 February 2019

There were 196 sheep & 216 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/k A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 3 100.00 R 10.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 13 520.00 R 21.14 B GRADE B2+ 11 R 7 909.09 R 19.06…

Read More
Normandy 3

Normandy Dohne Sale 05 February 2019

The Normandy Dohne Stud sale was held on the farm Grassdale on Tuesday 5 February. Jean & Lionel de la Harpe had onther 100% sale. The top price, lot 40, sold for R29000-00 to Kevin & Carl Miles from Doordrecht . They also bought lot 10 & 26 for R21500 and R25000 respectively. The average…

Read More

Bedford Sale

There were 481 sheep and 120 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 400.00 R 19.10 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 570.83 R 21.10 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 200.00 R…

Read More

Fitches Corner Sale 29 January 2019

There were 219 sheep & goats and 183 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner Sale, Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 20 R 5 700.00 R 20.11 AB GRADE A2+ 14 R 8 557.14 R 20.08 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 10 425.00 R 18.78…

Read More
Gareth Asher

New addition to Hobson & Co

Hobson & Co are pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Asher as their representative for the Middelburg/ Cradock area. We are confident that he will be a huge asset to the business and add a new dimension to marketing options for farmers in the area. For your marketing requirements you can contact him on…

Read More
John Westwood

Normandy Farmers Day 24 January 2019

Farmers Day Report 2019  A very successful Normandy Dohne Farmers Day was held at Grassdale on Thursday 24th January. More than 70 farmers and businessmen from the area attended a very interesting day organized by Hobson & Co. John Westwood, recently appointed non executive director of Hobson & Co had the crowd spellbound with his presentation titled…

Read More

Preston Park Sale 22 January 2019

There were 204 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were under extreme pressure from both feedlots and abattoirs. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 4 800.00 R 13.91 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 14 000.00 R 19.69 COW (VERY THIN) 6…

Read More

Grahamstown Sale 17 January 2019

There were 591 sheep & goats and 273 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were very good, considering the crash in the market for weaners. Good quality slaughter cattle achieved R20+ and store cows averaged around R17.50. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN)…

Read More

Subscribe to the Hobson & Co mailing list to receive notifications about upcoming auctions & events, recent reports, articles, news in general and much more!

Subscribe

Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 02/21 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy skies with a few showers later in the day. High 26C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of Rain
Friday 02/22 40%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 27C. Winds E at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 02/23 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 30C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h.

Overcast
Tomorrow 02/21 0%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 31C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 02/22 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 33C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Clear
Saturday 02/23 0%
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 34C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.

Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow 02/21 0%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High near 30C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.
Overcast
Friday 02/22 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 33C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h.
Clear
Saturday 02/23 0%
Clear
Mostly sunny skies. High 34C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of Rain
Thursday 02/21 40%
Chance of Rain
Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday. Showers possible in the afternoon.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 02/22 10%
Partly Cloudy
Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday. Showers possible in the afternoon.
Clear
Saturday 02/23 10%
Clear
Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday. Showers possible in the afternoon.

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

Stud Partners

css.php