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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.

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Bedford Sale 18 January 2017

There were 219 Sheep & 95 Cattle on off at the recent Hobson & Co monthly sale. Prices were extremely good as there is a shortage of stock due to the dry conditions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 6 500.00 R 17.12 BULL…

Grahamstown Sale 12 January 2017

There were 431 sheep & Goats & 387 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were very good. Good quality lambs hit R30/kg, fat slaughter cattle fetched over R18/kg and quality weaners touched on R25/kg. Prices  were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 ,450.00…

Adelaide Sale 11 January 2017

There were 159 sheep and 101 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Stock was very scarce due to the conditions, with prices extremely high. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 54 R 988.89 R 23.90 BOERGOAT MAIDEN EWE(S) 2 R 650.00 R 16.25 BOERGOAT…

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Alexandria Sale 13 December 2016

There were 379 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were outstanding on slaughter stock and calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 ,281.33 R 3 400.00 R 12.09 A GRADE A2+ 5 ,431.20 R 9 020.00 R 20.92 AB GRADE (THIN)…

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Preston Park Sale

Preston Park Sale 08 December 2016

There were 394 Cattle and 35 sheep on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 11 433.33 R 16.77 COW (VERY THIN) 43 R 5 106.98 R 12.25 STORE COW/C1 42 R 5 209.52 R 13.04 FAT COW C2+…

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Ogies van Vuuren sold oxen for R12200 each

Adelaide Sale 07 December 2016

There were 832 Sheep & Goats and 323 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide Christmas sale. The prices were astronomical with some trade sheep fetching over R25/kg and fat C Grade cattle reaching over R20/kg. Prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG ANGORA RAM(S) ,7.00 R 320.00 R 5.25…

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Grahamstown Sale 01 December 2016

There were 1123 sheep & goats and 446 cattle on offer at the Grahamstown Christmas sale. Prices for good quality fat stock were very expensive. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 7 300.00 R 17.18 A GRADE A2+ 23 R 6 926.09 R 18.44…

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Charlgrove sale November 2015

Charlgrove sale 29 November 2016

There were 512 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. The quality of cattle on offer was very good. the Prizes were awarded as follows: Best group of 4 Oxen: Wallo Currie Fat Cow: Charles & Chris Friderichs Big Ox: Dougie & Edie Galpin Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg…

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Bedford Christmas sale 2016

Bedford Christmas sale 24 November 2016

There were 962 sheep & goats and 218 cattle at the recent Bedford fatstock Christmas sale. Prices were astronomical with some C-Grade beef fetching over R20/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 000.00 R 18.18 A GRADE A2+ 30 R 9 676.67 R…

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Bathurst Sale 22 November 2016

There were 278 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were very high for both slaughter stock and feedlot calves. Prices were as follows Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 10 R 8 640.00 R 19.13 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 8 840.00 R 17.51 COW (VERY THIN) 19…

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Jansenville Sale 17 November 2016

There were 822 sheep & Goats and 51 cattle at the recent Jansenville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 4 300.00 R 13.03 AB GRADE (THIN) 15 R 5 456.67 R 16.19 ANGORA EWE(S) 139 R 478.56 R 14.32 ANGORA RAM(S) 26 R…

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Mooiplaas sale 15 November 2016

There were 269 cattle on offer at the recent Mooiplaas sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 300.00 R 20.51 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 400.00 R 18.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 11 200.00 R 18.22 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 4…

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Adelaide Goat Sale

There were 2886 goats at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KID(S) 47 R 510.00 R 36.43 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 595 R 678.50 R 16.73 ANGORA EWE(S) 2 R 300.00 R 13.04 ANGORA RAM(S) 3 R 840.00 R 12.73 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 682 R 952.51…

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