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Hobson & Co Reports

Adelaide Sale 01 November 2017

There were 192 sheep & 142 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 5 R 7 460.00 R 21.57 AB GRADE A2+ 8 R 7 350.00 R 21.23 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 16 928.57 R…

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Charlgrove Sale 31 October 2017

There were 292 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 3 R 12 833.33 R 24.43 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 16 075.00 R 24.30 B GRADE B2+ 5 R 10 470.00 R 22.37 COW (VERY THIN) 15 R 7…

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Paterson NG Kerk Sale 27 October 2017

There were 171 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+ 4 R 11 800.00 R 24.33 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 R 12 411.11 R 21.28 COW (VERY THIN) 10 R 8 080.00 R 18.71 STORE COW/C1 25 R…

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Bedford Sale 25 October 2017

There were 293 sheep and 91 cattle on the Bedford sale. Prices for fat stock were unbelievably good with some very good fat cows fetching R24.75/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 R 9 950.00 R 23.01 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 100.00 R…

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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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Quattro Boergoat & EP Dorper Sale 11 October 2017

The annual EP Dorper Club Ram Sale & Quattro Boergaot sale was held at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 11th October. This year a Persian Ram & Ewe sale was added to make it very much a one stop shop for many farmers. The sale exceded everybody’s expectations and there was a keen interest on…

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Steytlerville Sale 10 October 2017

There were 597 sheep 7 Goats and 6 cattle on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 9 000.00 R 23.56 ANGORA EWE(S) 25 R 540.00 R 15.00 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 17 700.00 R 23.17 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG…

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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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Grahamstown Sale 5 October 2017

There were 484 Sheep 7 Goats and 340 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 10 R 4 890.00 R 25.82 A GRADE A2+ 8 R 8 162.50 R 24.70 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 5 500.00 R 28.13…

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Adelaide sale 4 October 2017

There were 228 sheep and 68 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 400.00 R 20.74 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 19 910.00 R 22.60 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG 3 R 1 440.00 R 32.00 COW (VERY THIN)…

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Bedford Sale 27 September 2017

There were 361 Sheep & Goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 8,200.00 R 22.47 A GRADE A2+ 3 9,300.00 R 22.68 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,600.00 R 21.71 AB GRADE A2+ 8 9,150.00 R 22.32 BULL…

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Alexandria Sale 21 September 2017

There were 231 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 500.00 R 24.15 A GRADE A2+ 25 R 9 944.00 R 23.90 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 14 250.00 R 24.19 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 15…

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Charlgrove Sale 19 September 2017

There were 189 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 5,966.67 R 20.94 AB GRADE A2+ 3 8,000.00 R 22.04 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 13,575.00 R 22.77 COW (VERY THIN) 20 6,345.00 R 16.61 STORE COW/C1 13 7,746.15 R…

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Preston Park Sale 14 September 2017

There were 253 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 10 125.00 R 20.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 18 866.67 R 23.74 B GRADE B2+ 4 R 10 500.00…

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Bathurst Sale 12 September 2017

A relatively small Bathurst sale was held on Tuesday 12 September. Slaughter stock was still in demand as a fat cow belonging to Gavin Yendell sold for R22.82/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 15 833.33 R 23.47 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 7 707.89…

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