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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.

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Fitches Corner 24 May 2018

There were 173 pigs, sheep & goats and 423 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) 7 R 8 200.00 R 25.89 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 066.67 R 25.33 AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 7 600.00…

Cradock N G Kerk Sale 22 May 2018

There were 717 sheep and 229 cattle on offer at the recent N G Kerk Cradock Sale. The sale was well supported by the local farmers, who generously donated just short of R500k to the NG Kerk. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 9 R 6…

Alexandria Sale 17 May 2018

There were 324 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale held on 17 May. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 14 R 9 407.14 R 27.47 A GRADE A2+ 7 R 11 000.00 R 25.72 AB GRADE (THIN) 50 R 7 072.00 R 22.15 AB…

Sneeuberg Sale 15 May 2018

There were 621 cattle on offer at the recent Sneeuberg Sale. There was great support from the farmers with 5 Abbattoir, 2 feedlot and various local buyers in attendance. Prices were exceptionally high and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 10 R 7 810.00 R 28.05 A…

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Grahamstown Sale 03 May 2018

There were 206 Sheep & Goats and 345 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 10 650.00 R 29.58 AB GRADE (THIN) 66 R 7 459.85 R 25.94 AB GRADE A2+ 6 R 9 116.67 R 23.70…

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Adelaide Sale 02 May 2018

There were 23 Sheep and 79 cattle on off at the recent Adelaide Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 10 550.00 R 20.93 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 12 600.00 R 17.70 BOERGOAT EWE(S) 1 R 1 000.00 R 25.00 COW (VERY THIN) 1…

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Bedford Sale 25 April 2015

There were 303 sheep and 102 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 14 R 6 907.14 R 22.94 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 9 740.00 R 18.38 STORE COW/C1 29 R 7 715.52 R 20.28 FAT COW C2+ 41…

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Fitches Corner Sale 24 April 2018

There were 100 sheep and goats and 331 cattle on offer at the Fitches Corner April Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg POULTRY 23 R 162.83 R 162.83 AB GRADE (THIN) 76 R 7 718.42 R 22.41 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 100.00 R 22.63 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Paterson N G Kerk Sale 19 April 2018

There were 187 cattle an d 60 lambs on offer at the Paterson N G Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 22 R 9 404.55 R 26.99 A GRADE A2+ 5 R 9 920.00 R 25.83 AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 8 011.11 R…

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Charlgrove Prestige Weaner Sale 17 April 2018

There were 496 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove Prestige weaner sale. The competition was won by Gerrit & Eric Meyer of Paterson who won the competition with an outtanding pen of weaners! Second place went to Deborah Joubert of Alexandria and Third went to Wallo Currie of Kasouga Partnership. Prices were as follows:…

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Bathurst Show Sale 06 April 2018

The Bathurst Show fat stock competition was once again fiercely contested this year. Stock from Tarkastad, Bedford, Alexandria, Bathurst and Southwell entered stock this year. The fat ox competition was very closely contested and eventually won by Lochart & Hugh Ainslie from Bedford. The fat cow competition was won by Mr Tubby du Preez and…

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Grahamstown Sale 05 April 2018

There were 415 Sheep & Goats and 266 cattle 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 9 100.00 R 23.33 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 R 12 477.78 R 21.38 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 8 000.00 R 21.74 BOERGOAT…

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Adelaide Sale 04 April 2018

There were 88 Sheep & 155 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 5 450.00 R 20.19 AB GRADE A2+ 10 R 7 180.00 R 20.44 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 18 057.14 R 22.98 B GRADE B2+…

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