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Bull Sales

Osterloh, Bonhaven & Trollope Sale 09 August 2019

The 20th Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production Sale was held at Lincoln near Komga on 9th August. A huge offering of 53 pure Manso Osterloh Brahman bulls, 23 Osterloh Beefmaster bulls & 14 Bonhaven Hereford bulls belonging to guest seller Justin Phillips came under the hammer of well known auctioneer Andrew Miller. A limited…

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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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Frontier Bonsmara Sale 15 August 2018

There was a good turnout at the 12th Frontier Bonsmara Bull sale. 94 Buyers registered on the day. First up were 58 top quality bulls. Lot 3 (GCD160122) and lot 22 (DAJ 160129) both fethched R80000.00 with the balance of the bulls averaging R47120.69. For the 12th time in a row there was a 100%…

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Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production Sale 10 July 2018

Hobson & Co kicked off their 2018 bull season with the Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production sale held at Lincoln Farm, Komga on Friday the 10th of August 2018. The auction was held in freezing conditions and fortunately the rain stayed away until the sale was underway. It did not deter the buyers who registered…

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Alphaeton Sale 13 October 2017

The Alphaeton Bonsmara & Boergoat production sale wa held at Alphaeton in the Fort Beaufort district on a beautiful spring day on Friday the 13th. It proved to be a lucky Friday the 13th where 82 buyers registered and bidding was brisk on all lots. The 29 Bonsmara bulls averaged R39413.79 with the top price…

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Umsenge Nguni Sale

The Umsenge Ngunis Sale was held at the Hobson & Co Auction Yard on the 28th September. The members once again offered an outstanding group of females and bulls and must be complimented on their attention to quality and detail. The top priced bull, Lot 4 was sold for R36000 and was bought by Dr…

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Heritage Beefmasters Sale 05 September 2017

A very successful Beefmaster Bull sale was held on Tuesday 05 September. 27 Top quality bulls were on offer. The Bulls average R43703.70 with the top price being R62000.00 which was sold to Mr William Davis of Alexandria. Remarkably only 8 of the 27 bulls sold for less than 40k. Andries van Niekerk sold the…

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Frontier Bonsmara Sale 16 August 2017

The 12th Annual Frontier Bonsmara Auction was held at the recently revamped Hobson&Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on 16th August. The long awaited rain which started early on Wednesday morning added to the excitement of the occasion where over 100 buyers registered from throughout the country. Bidding was brisk on all lots where the discerning…

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Andrew Masterson Angus & Simmentaler 25 May 2017

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…

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Rits Tuli Dispersal 23 May 2017

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…

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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…

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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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Tip Tree Tuli Sale 07 April 2017

A well-run Tuli sale was held in the Elands river on Crossway farm belonging to Stephen & Mary Main-Sheard. Prices achieved on the sale were outstanding considering the current drought crisis in the Eastern Cape as well as the South African economy. The sale prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Top…

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Alphaeton Sale 14 October 2016

The 11th annual Alphaeton production sale was held on Alphaeton farm in the Fort Beaufort district on Friday 14th October under critical drought conditions. Fortunately this well established sale was not as badly effected as expected and the bulls and boergoats sold extremely well with the heifers probably selling on a buyers’ market. A big…

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