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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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Andrew Masterson Angus & Simmentaler 25 May 2017

Masterson Angus Bull

47 Buyers registered at the 2nd Andrew Masterson Angus & Simmentaler sale held at Oyster Bay. Buyers were treated to exceptional quality at this prestige sale. Brandon Leer was the auctioneer on the day. The Top Priced bull was sold to Mr Brian Miles from Adelaide for R60000, while a pregnant heifer and open heifer…

Rits Tuli Dispersal 23 May 2017

Rits Tuli 16

Koot & Jan van der Walt held their total Rits Tuli Stud dispersal sale on the farm Vaaljasfontein on Tuesday 23 May. Tuli breeders from throughout South Africa and Zimbabwe traveled to the sale in hope of adding the Rits Tuli genetics to their herds. Being the second oldest stud in the country, prices showed…

Umsenge Nguni Sale 11 May 2017

The Umsenge Nguni auction was held at the Hobson & Co auction yard in Grahamstown on Thursday 11th May. An exceptional offering of very strictly screened cattle came under the hammer of Brandon Leer. There was a 100% sale although the prices did not really do the quality of the cattle justice and almost all…

Cradock NG Kerk Sale 18 May 2017

There were 962 sheep and 229 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Cradock sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 4 416.67 R 17.02 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 000.00 R 21.38 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 27 R 600.00 R 11.45 ANGORA EWE(S)…

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Sneeuberg Sale 16 May 2017

There were 642 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Sneeuberg sale. Prices were very good with some tollies hitting R32.05 Fat slaughter stock were also in demand due to the massive shortage of fat cattle in the country. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE…

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Alexandria Sale 10 May 2017

There were 245 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 11 R 9 054.55 R 22.79 AB GRADE A2+ 8 R 6 700.00 R 18.72 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 14 875.00 R 19.97 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 6…

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Kroon Boma sale

Kroon Boma Sale 09 May 2017

Hobson & Co held their first production sale at the magnificent facilities of the Kroon Boma, belonging to Mr Dennis Staal. Prices and sale averages were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Weight (KG) Average Price AB Grades (AB2+) 6 414.00 R 8 500.00 Slaughter Bulls 3 796.67 R 16 000.00 Slaughter C Grades…

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Grahamstown Sale 04 May 2017

There were 487 Sheep & Goats and 530 cattle at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 800.00 R 13.01 AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 8 440.00 R 19.74 ANGORA EWE(S) 21 R 305.00 R 9.53 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R…

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Adelaide Sale 03 May 2017

There were 251 sheep & goats and 331 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 5 R 8 140.00 R 19.40 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 266.67 R 21.99 AB GRADE (THIN) 16 R 6 337.50 R 16.98…

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Bedford Sale 26 April 2017

There were 379 Sheep & 219 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 23 R 7 208.70 R 20.34 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 933.33 R 20.34 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 16 R 10 150.00 R 18.32 COW (VERY…

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Klipplaat Sale 25 April 2017

There were 1375 sheep & goats at the recent Klipplaat sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT EWE(S) 3 R 1 220.00 R 17.43 BOERGOAT RAM(S) 10 R 900.00 R 17.65 XB GOATS 6 R 710.00 R 26.30 LAMB(S) (THIN) 10 R 890.00 R 26.57 LAMB(S) A2+ 367…

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Pioneer Boran Sale 21 April 2017

The Pioneer group consisting of Keith Pienke, Stephen Johnson, Corn vd Watt, Pierre Veinings, Jaco van Rensburg, Stephnus Scheepers and Charl-Pierre Marais sold their cattle on Friday 21 April. There were some exceptional bulls on offer with the top 2 bulls fetching over R60k. Keith Peinke of Peinke Ranching sold 2 bulls for R66000 and…

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Paterson NG Kerk sale 20 April 2017

There were 410 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson NG Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 700.00 R 22.89 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 125.00 R 17.27 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 9 870.00 R 18.68 COW (VERY THIN) 10…

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