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Posts by Hobson & Co Livestock

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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Grahamstown Sale 06 December 2018

There were 1854 Sheep & Goats & 474 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 7 R 5 685.71 R 21.15 A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 800.00 R 23.28 AB GRADE (THIN) 47 R 6 263.83 R 23.10…

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Adelaide Sale 05 December 2018

There were 556 sheep & 152 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Description No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 6 R 7 000.00 R 20.75 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 200.00 R 23.61 AB GRADE (THIN) 7 R 6 271.43 R 20.61 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R…

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Buffelshoek Sale 04 December 2018

There were 1196 sheep and 50 cattle at the recent Buffelshoek sale at the Wheatlands Sports Club. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 5 R 6 000.00 R 19.67 ANGORA KID(S) 4 R 445.00 R 17.12 ANGORA EWE(S) 6 R 563.33 R 22.53 ANGORA RAM(S) 10…

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Preston Park Sale 29 November 2018

There were 215 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) 17 R 5 835.29 R 23.26 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 16 814.29 R 22.56 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 6 366.67 R 16.78 STORE COW/C1 20 R 7…

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Bedford Sale 28 November 2018

There were 913 small stock and 195 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford Christmas sale. Well done to all farmers who entered the various competitions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 73 R 12 565.07 R 24.87 AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 6 871.88 R…

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Fitches Corner Sale 27 November 2018

There was a huge Fitches Corner Sale held in miserable conditions. With much needed rain, the sale carried on with great success. Well done to the farmers who entered and won the competitions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg LUCERN 1 R 1 500.00 R 1 500.00 A GRADE…

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Bathurst Sale 23 October 2018

There were 247 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Christmas Bathurst Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 14 R 5 742.86 R 25.79 AB GRADE (THIN) 7 R 5 842.86 R 21.27 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 000.00 R 20.34 BULL…

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Cradock NG Kerk Sale 21 November 2018

There were 712 Sheep & Goats and 66 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Cradock NG Kerk Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 5 R 7 600.00 R 22.46 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 4 900.00 R 12.78 AB GRADE A2+ 4…

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