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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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Buchner Household Dispersal Sale 29 July 2017

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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

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A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

Alexandria Sale 18 July 2017

There were 392 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexanria sale. Prices were astronomical and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 500.00 R 18.02 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 400.00 R 28.81 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 220.69 R 22.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 13 July 2017

183 People attended the Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day held at the Alexandria Bull Testing Station on 13 July 2017. Prof Matthew Lester was first up, speaking on finances at fokkolfontein on post financial downgrade. Gerrit van Zyl held in depth discussion on optimising your herd to get maximum profit. Bulls to be on sale were…

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Steytlerville sale 11 July 2017

There were286 sheep & 26 cattle on the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA EWE(S) 15 R 583.00 R 15.03 ANGORA RAM(S) 10 R 694.50 R 12.21 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 5 300.00 R 14.44 LIGHT HEIFER(S) <180KG 2 R 4 000.00 R 25.89 HEIFER(S)…

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Grahamstown Sale 06 July 2017

There was a receord sale held in Grahamstown on Thursday 06 July. 492 sheep and 724 cattle were sold on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 7 000.00 R 22.80 AB GRADE (THIN) 12 R 5 125.00 R 22.52 ANGORA EWE(S) 16…

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Adelaide Sale 05 July 2017

There were 250 sheep and 211 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide monthly sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 24.47 AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 8 273.68 R 21.01 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 000.00 R 21.95 BULL…

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Bedford Sale 28 June 2017

There were 262 sheep and 252 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were outstanding for both trade sheep and slaughter cattle. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 500.00 R 10.77 AB GRADE (THIN) 8 R 7 750.00 R 20.18 AB…

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Buffelshoek Sale 22 June 2017

There 399 sheep and 64 cattle on offer at the recent sale held at Blaauwboskuil. Prices were outstanding for c-grades as they hit nearly R26/kg while slaughter lambs were going R32/kg liveweight. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,000.00 R 18.82 AB GRADE A2+ 1…

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Charlgrove sale 20 June 2017

There were 398 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 8 900.00 R 21.98 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 800.00 R 20.53 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 11 000.00 R 19.30 B GRADE B2+ 2 R 8…

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Bathurst Sale 13 June 2017

There were 296 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 12 037.50 R 20.14 B GRADE B2+ 7 R 7 800.00 R 20.73 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 4 171.05 R 12.78 STORE COW/C1 33 R 6 481.82…

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Preston Park 08 June 2017

492 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were very high due to the scarcity of stock. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 500.00 R 17.36 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 566.67 R 15.27 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 9…

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Adelaide Sale 07 June 2017

There were 217 sheep & 253 cattle on the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 000.00 R 24.32 AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 8 681.25 R 20.77 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 11 020.00 R 19.45 B…

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