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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

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…

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…

Adelaide Sale 01 August 2018

There was a good turnout to the Adelaide sale, with some excellent stock on offer. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 R 12 700.00 R 23.65 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 000.00 R 18.46 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 17 900.00 R 23.25 B GRADE…

Fitches Corner Sale 31 July 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Fitches Corner Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 333.33 R 19.98 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 800.00 R 24.20 ANGORA KID(S) 2 R 700.00 R 42.42 ANGORA EWE(S) 25 R 627.00 R 18.34…

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Bedford Sale 25 July 2018

There were 364 sheep and 44 cattle on the Bedford Sale held on 25 July. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 300.00 R 19.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 10 900.00 R 20.96 COW (VERY THIN) 1 R 5 000.00 R 14.93 STORE COW/C1…

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Charlgrove 24 July 2018

There were 403 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 000.00 R 25.68 A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 550.00 R 24.08 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 000.00 R 23.93 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R…

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Alexandria Sale 10 July 2018

There were 303 Cattle on 1 Ewe & Lamb on offer at the recent Alexandria sale held on 10 July 2018. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 13 R 8 838.46 R 24.58 A GRADE A2+ 8 R 9 268.75 R 24.43 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 R…

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Grahamstown Sale 05 July 2018

There were 514 sheep & 230 Cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 44 R 6 452.27 R 23.01 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 300.00 R 24.35 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 13 850.00 R 21.32 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG…

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Adelaide Sale 06 July 2018

There were 258 Sheep & 103 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 6 333.33 R 20.16 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 700.00 R 21.39 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 14 300.00 R 21.01 STORE COW/C1 16…

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Bedford Sale 27 June 2018

There were 393 Sheep and 70 Cattle on offer at the Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 800.00 R 23.16 AB GRADE (THIN) 5 R 7 200.00 R 19.25 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 16 400.00 R 20.00 B GRADE B2+ 7…

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Fitches Corner Sale 26 June 2018

There were 99 Sheep & Goats and 307 Cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 57 R 5 196.49 R 21.22 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 600.00 R 25.25 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 10 442.86 R 19.95…

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Buffelshoek Sale 21 June 2018

There were 687 Sheep and 48 cattle on the Buffleshoek sale held at Blaauwboskuil on 21 June. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 3 R 11 250.00 R 25.11 ANGORA RAM(S) 14 R 722.86 R 13.42 B GRADE B2+ 95 R 1 195.79 R 31.39 COW…

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Preston Park Sale 14 June 2018

There were 22 Sheep &  210 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 6 647.37 R 27.29 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 8 666.67 R 22.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 21 R 10 085.71 R 21.25 COW (VERY…

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  To view the Frontier Bull catalogue please click on Frontier Bonsmara Bull Catalogue.pdf To view the Frontier Female Catalogue please click on Frontier Bonsmara Female Catalogue.pdf To view the Frontier Female Commercial Catalogue please click on Frontier…
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Bulls on Sale 2018 To view the Hereford Bulls pedigree on the sale Hereford Pedigrees.pdf  

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Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High near 15C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Mainly sunny. High 22C. Winds NW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 12C. Winds SW at 25 to 40 km/h.

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Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 12C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.

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Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 25C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h.
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Friday 08/17 40%
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Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 12C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

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Windy with a steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 16C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.

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