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Posts by Hobson & Co Livestock

Charlgrove Sale 19 February 2019

There were 245 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices for fat cattle were very good with light weaners in demand. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 5 150.00 R 16.89 AB GRADE A2+ 14 R 8 471.43 R 20.72 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Steytlerville Sale 13 February 2019

There were 366 sheep & goats at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT EWE(S) 5 R 1 300.00 R 23.42 LAMB(S) (THIN) 6 R 813.33 R 26.52 LAMB(S) A2+ 116 R 1 034.48 R 29.45 STORE LAMB(S) 118 R 883.56 R 31.51 MUTTON C1…

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Bathurst Sale 12 February 2019

There were 114 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Averagr Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 250.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 5 450.00 R 17.75 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 5 300.00 R 19.13 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019

Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019 A successful Karoo Boerbokke/Boergoats sale was held in Jansenville on 14 February 2019. 26 Rams were sold at an avergae of R6865.38 with the top priced ram (lot 10) belonging to Hennie le Roux selling for R12000. A top quality pregnant ewe with twins (Lot 27) belonging to Andre Barnardt sold for R11250…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 February 2019

There were 303 Sheep & 162 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 500.00 R 15.35 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 950.00 R 19.39 ANGORA RAM(S) 4 R 600.00 R 9.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R…

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Adelaide Sale 06 February 2019

There were 196 sheep & 216 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/k A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 3 100.00 R 10.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 13 520.00 R 21.14 B GRADE B2+ 11 R 7 909.09 R 19.06…

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Normandy Dohne Sale 05 February 2019

The Normandy Dohne Stud sale was held on the farm Grassdale on Tuesday 5 February. Jean & Lionel de la Harpe had onther 100% sale. The top price, lot 40, sold for R29000-00 to Kevin & Carl Miles from Doordrecht . They also bought lot 10 & 26 for R21500 and R25000 respectively. The average…

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Bedford Sale

There were 481 sheep and 120 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 400.00 R 19.10 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 570.83 R 21.10 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 200.00 R…

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Fitches Corner Sale 29 January 2019

There were 219 sheep & goats and 183 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) 20 R 5 700.00 R 20.11 AB GRADE A2+ 14 R 8 557.14 R 20.08 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 10 425.00 R 18.78…

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New addition to Hobson & Co

Hobson & Co are pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Asher as their representative for the Middelburg/ Cradock area. We are confident that he will be a huge asset to the business and add a new dimension to marketing options for farmers in the area. For your marketing requirements you can contact him on…

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Normandy Farmers Day 24 January 2019

Farmers Day Report 2019  A very successful Normandy Dohne Farmers Day was held at Grassdale on Thursday 24th January. More than 70 farmers and businessmen from the area attended a very interesting day organized by Hobson & Co. John Westwood, recently appointed non executive director of Hobson & Co had the crowd spellbound with his presentation titled…

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Preston Park Sale 22 January 2019

There were 204 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were under extreme pressure from both feedlots and abattoirs. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 4 800.00 R 13.91 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 14 000.00 R 19.69 COW (VERY THIN) 6…

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Grahamstown Sale 17 January 2019

There were 591 sheep & goats and 273 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were very good, considering the crash in the market for weaners. Good quality slaughter cattle achieved R20+ and store cows averaged around R17.50. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN)…

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Charlgrove Sale 15 January 2019

There were 386 Cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were under pressure and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 9 R 7 366.67 R 21.01 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 15 300.00 R 20.61 B GRADE B2+ 6 R 10 000.00 R 19.76 COW (VERY…

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Adelaide Sale 09 January 2019

There were 140 sheep & 113 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 800.00 R 20.26 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 330.00 R 17.03 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 8 066.67 R…

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Alexandria Sale 11 December 2018

There were 353 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 6 R 9 300.00 R 22.11 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 13 100.00 R 21.22 B GRADE B2+ 2 R 8 100.00 R 20.05 COW (VERY THIN) 28 R 7…

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