There were 399 cattle on offer at the Charlgrove Sale on Tuesday 22 September. Prices were outstanding and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg A Grades (A2+) 2 R8200.00 R18.22/kg AB Grades (AB2+) 6 R7041.67 R16.33/kg Bulls (Slaughter) 3 R11900.00 R15.26/kg B Grades (B2+) 8 R6800.00 R15.47/kg Slaughter [...]
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There were 368 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were good, with fat cattle in good demand. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg A Grades (A2+) 4 R7000.00 R18.47/kg Bulls (Slaughter) 5 R11780.00 R14.67/kg Cows (Very Thin) 19 R4681.67 R11.06/kg Cows (Store/C1) 29 [...]
Hobson & Co would like to congratulate Russell Hobson on successfully completing his Senior Boergoat Judges Course. He has done yeoman service in the Boergoat industry over the last 20 years and is indeed an expert in that field. If you have Boergoats for sale or need help with your goats contact Russell on 0823203053.
The big news in the local farming circles last week was the sale of the well known and very successful Kingspark Bonsmara herd of JJ Park from Bedford to a consortium of buyers from the area. Local farmers Justin Stirk from Southwell and Craig Handley from Bathurst together with fellow Frontier Bonsmara breeders Daryll and [...]
There were 1017 Sheep & Goats and 80 cattle at the recent Camdeboo sale. Prices were good with mutton selling for as much as R21.50/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams (Slaughter) 57 R1006.96 R16.23/kg Lambs (Thin) 187 R717.09 R22.74/kg Lambs (A2+) 325 R990.80 R24.99/kg Ram [...]
There were 646 sheep & goats and 224 Cattle at the recent Grahamstown monthly sale. Prices paid were outstanding and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Angora Kapaters 31 R777.10 R16.96/kg Angora Rams 2 R450.00 R9.89/kg Boergoat Kapaters <36kg 11 R891.92 R35.04/kg Boergoat Maiden Ewes 17 R750.00 R35.71/kg [...]
There were 137 sheep and 75 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Prices were good, and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 10 R1132.00 R13.99/kg Lambs (A2+) 10 R1062.00 R24.93/kg Store Lambs 22 R759.55 R23.02/kg Lambs AB Grade (AB2+) 1 R660.00 R18.86/kg [...]
Sale report to follow shortly… Prices from the sale were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Top Price Buyer Bonsmara Bulls (2yr Old) 21 R34571.43 R80000 Up George Farms Bonsmara Bulls (18mth Old) 4 R20500.00 R29000 Schultz Bonsmaras Hereford Bulls (2yr Old) 18 R30555.55 R56000 DA Hobson & Sons Hereford Bulls [...]
There were 410 Sheep and 256 Cattle on offer at the recent Bedford monthly sale. Slaughter prices were once again outstanding with some fat cows fetching over R17/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 14 R990.71 R13.87/kg Trade Sheep 368 R973.80 R20.60/kg Ram Lambs 28 R686.78 [...]