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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

Alexandria Sale 13 September 2018

There were 161 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 500.00 R 21.96 A GRADE A2+ 11 R 9 000.00 R 23.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 8 600.00 R 19.07 COW (VERY THIN) 18 R 6…

Bathurst Sale 11 September 2018

There were 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 066.67 R 17.51 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 15 380.00 R 20.97 COW (VERY THIN) 4 R 6 350.00 R 18.30 STORE COW/C1 22 R 7 772.73…

Grhamstown Sale 06 September 2018

There were 532 Sheep & Goats and 179 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 7 450.00 R 31.84 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 3 R 990.00 R 23.57 ANGORA EWE(S) 8 R 611.25 R 16.52 ANGORA RAM(S) 2 R…

Adelaide Sale 05 September 2018

There were 244 sheep & 85 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 900.00 R 18.65 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 400.00 R 22.12 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 16 533.33 R 21.78 B GRADE B2+…

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Bedford Sale 29 August 2018

There were 354 sheep and 88 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 7 900.00 R 21.07 A GRADE A2+ 5 R 8 800.00 R 23.04 AB GRADE (THIN) 8 R 7 275.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE…

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Fitches Corner Sale 28 August 2018

There were 109 sheep, 13 pigs and 244 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 5 R 5 040.00 R 24.09 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 000.00 R 22.15 AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 5 944.44 R…

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Steytlerville Sale 23 August 2018

There were 623 sheep & goats on the recent Steytlerville sale. There were also breeding angoras on offer which fetched very high prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KID(S) 42 R 869.05 R 869.05 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 60 R 767.00 R 767.00 ANGORA EWE(S) 274 R 1 133.07…

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Charlgrove Sale 21 August 2018

There were 228 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 600.00 R 21.41 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 4 500.00 R 21.43 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 400.00 R 19.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 8…

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Summit Wildlife Auction 29 September 2018

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Frontier Bonsmara Sale 15 August 2018

There was a good turnout at the 12th Frontier Bonsmara Bull sale. 94 Buyers registered on the day. First up were 58 top quality bulls. Lot 3 (GCD160122) and lot 22 (DAJ 160129) both fethched R80000.00 with the balance of the bulls averaging R47120.69. For the 12th time in a row there was a 100%…

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Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production Sale 10 July 2018

Hobson & Co kicked off their 2018 bull season with the Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production sale held at Lincoln Farm, Komga on Friday the 10th of August 2018. The auction was held in freezing conditions and fortunately the rain stayed away until the sale was underway. It did not deter the buyers who registered…

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Preston Park Sale 07 August 2018

There were 135 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 11 500.00 R 25.50 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 100.00 R 18.99 AB GRADE A2+ 6 R 8 100.00 R 21.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R…

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Grahamstown Sale 02 August 2018

There were 380 sheep & goats and 432 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Small stock prices were exceptionally high. Prices from the sale were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 23 R 5 678.26 R 23.75 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 000.00 R 21.08…

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Tomorrow 09/19 40%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers in the morning, then cloudy and windy in the afternoon. High 14C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 09/20 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 16C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h.
Clear
Friday 09/21 10%
Clear
Mostly sunny. High 21C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h.

Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow 09/19 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Cloudy. High 17C. Winds SW at 25 to 40 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 09/20 0%
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Partly cloudy skies. High 18C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Friday 09/21 0%
Clear
Mostly sunny skies. High 24C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.

Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 09/19 10%
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Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 19C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 09/20 0%
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Partly cloudy skies. High 19C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Friday 09/21 0%
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A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High near 25C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h.

Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 09/19 20%
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Overcast skies and windy. High 18C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h.
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Thursday 09/20 0%
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 18C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Sunny skies. High 21C. Winds SW at 15 to 25 km/h.

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