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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

Adelaide Goat Sale 15 November 2018

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There were 2517 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide Goat Sale. An outstanding offering was presented on the day. We would like to thank all the farmers for their continuous support, as well as the buyers for making it a successful sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock…

Steytlerville Sale 13 November 2018

There were 412 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of  Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA RAM(S) 9 R 1 080.00 R 16.36 LAMB(S) (THIN) 48 R 1 312.08 R 33.04 LAMB(S) A2+ 81 R 1 360.19 R 35.24 LAMB(S) AB GRADE 2 R 1…

Adelaide Sale 07 November 2018

There were 279 sheep and 161 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 000.00 R 19.44 A GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 700.00 R 20.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 600.00 R 19.11 AB GRADE…

Grahamstown Sale 01 November 2018

There were 842 sheep & goats and 289 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 5 266.67 R 22.44 AB GRADE (THIN) 13 R 5 392.31 R 22.92 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 85 R 1 326.59 R 26.20 ANGORA…

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Bedford Sale 31 October 2018

There were 591 sheep & 63 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 866.67 R 19.43 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 18 300.00 R 22.30 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 6 000.00 R 17.75…

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Fitches Corner Sale 30 October 2018

There were 214 Sheep & Goats, 26 Pigs and 185 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 12 R 7 075.00 R 24.15 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 10 R 1 295.00 R 20.56 ANGORA EWE(S) 1 R…

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Paterson NG Kerk Sale 26 October 2018

There were 8 Sheep & Goats and 209 cattle on offer at the recent N G Kerk Paterson Church Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 000.00 R 20.69 AB GRADE (THIN) 11 R 6 386.36 R 22.67 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 16…

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Charlgrove Sale 23 October 2018

There were 425 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 5 500.00 R 20.00 AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 6 147.37 R 21.40 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 11 R 14 490.91 R 21.73 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 7…

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Kingwill Dispersal Sale 18 October 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Dispersal sale held in the Murraysburg District. Interest was keen on the livestock, with the outstanding dorpers and cattle on offer fetching excellent prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Top Price  Ave Weight Average Price Average Price/kg HORSE(S) 5 R 2 100.00 0.00 R…

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Quattro & EP Dorper Sale 10 October 2018

The Quattro Boergoat, EP Dorper and EP Persian club sales were held together at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 10th October. All parties were nervous about what the effects of the drought would have on the sale. Fortunately the doubts were unfounded and 75 buyers registered, with international interest from France, Kenya and Zimbabwe. Interest…

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Grahamstown Sale 04 October 2018

There were 573 Sheep & Goats and 431 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices for small stock were astronomical, with Jono Sparks achieving R55.68 for a group of 16 Kapaters. Gary Phillips also sold 42 magnificent heavy trade oxen with fetched between R23-R27/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average…

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Adelaide Sale 03 October 2018

There were 268 Sheep and 52 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 5 122.22 R 17.11 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 16 600.00 R 21.56 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 4 666.67 R 13.21 STORE COW/C1 4…

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Umsenge Ngunis 27 September 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Umsenge Nguni Sale held at the Grahamstown sale pens on Thursday 27 September. Once again the Umsenge group produced some quality stock, with the bulls kicking off the sale. The top priced bull, lot 6, sold for R50000 and was bought by Mickey Liddell of Adelaide. The…

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