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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:

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

Latest News

Pioneer Boran Sale 21 April 2017

The Pioneer group consisting of Keith Pienke, Stephen Johnson, Corn vd Watt, Pierre Veinings, Jaco van Rensburg, Stephnus Scheepers and Charl-Pierre Marais sold their cattle on Friday 21 April. There were some exceptional bulls on offer with the top 2 bulls fetching over R60k. Keith Peinke of Peinke Ranching sold 2 bulls for R66000 and…

Paterson NG Kerk sale 20 April 2017

There were 410 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson NG Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 700.00 R 22.89 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 125.00 R 17.27 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 9 870.00 R 18.68 COW (VERY THIN) 10…

Charlgrove sale 19 April 2017

There were 487 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove weaner competition. Congratulations to Tubby du Preez for selling 11 magnificent tollies and winning the competition. He sold them for R9900 each fetching R30.94 for his calves weighing 320kg. Runner up was John & Debbie Ford, while Adrian & Elizabeth Ford took 3rd place. Prices…

Steytlerville sale 11 April 2017

There were 562 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 17 ,56.00 R 700.00 R 12.50 ANGORA EWE(S) 33 ,35.73 R 495.45 R 13.87 LAMB(S) (THIN) 48 ,35.34 R 889.58 R 25.17 LAMB(S) A2+ 117 ,38.36 R…

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Tip Tree Tuli Sale 07 April 2017

A well-run Tuli sale was held in the Elands river on Crossway farm belonging to Stephen & Mary Main-Sheard. Prices achieved on the sale were outstanding considering the current drought crisis in the Eastern Cape as well as the South African economy. The sale prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Top…

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Grahamstown Sale Pens

Grahamstown Sale 06 April 2017

There were 1376 sheep and 601 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 700.00 R 19.36 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 4 750.00 R 16.27 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 63 R 400.00 R 9.98 ANGORA EWE(S) 48 R…

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Adelaide Sale 05 April 2017

There were 238 Sheep and 262 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 6 166.67 R 17.03 ANGORA RAM(S) 2 R 410.00 R 6.61 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 11 942.86 R 19.49 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 2 R…

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Bathurst Show Sale

Bathurst Show 31 March 2017

There was an outstanding offering at the Bathurst Show sale. Prices were astronomical. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg Lambs 5 R 1 720.00 R 33.08 A Grades (A2+) 39 R 13 851.28 R 28.13 AB Grades (AB2+) 1 R 12 600.00 R 23.42 Bulls (Slaughter) 1 R 17…

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Bedford Sale 29 March 2017

There were 702 sheep & 196 cattle on the recent Bedford monthly Stockfair. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 600.00 R 22.63 AB GRADE A2+ 27 R 7 038.89 R 19.11 ANGORA EWE(S) 7 R 800.00 R 20.00 ANGORA RAM(S) 13 R 587.69…

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Danie van der Vyver Dispersal 23 March 2017

Danie van der Vyver sold 274 outstanding cattle in Adelaide on 23 March 2107. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg Breeding Bulls 6 R 15 716.66 R 25.59 Cows C2+ 1 R 9 900.00 R 18.86 Pregnant Cows 68 R 12 017.65 R 19.69 Cows & Calves 94 R…

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Charlgrove sale 22 March 2017

There were 467 Cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 5 000.00 R 15.38 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 5 200.00 R 20.80 AB GRADE A2+ 10 R 7 245.00 R 18.75 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 10…

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Preston Park Sale 16 March 2017

There were 270 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 2 800.00 R 12.17 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 700.00 R 19.01 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 10 500.00 R 17.43 COW (VERY THIN) 27 R…

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Graaff Reneit Sale 14 March 2017

There were 599 Sheep on offer at the Graaff Reinet sale held on 14 March 2017. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 33 R 938.64 R 24.16 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 116 R 693.10 R 14.09 ANGORA EWE(S) 63 R 550.24 R 14.16 LAMB(S) A2+ 50 R 947.50…

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Plentiful sunshine. High 27C. Winds N at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 32C. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 km/h.

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