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N G Kerk Paterson Sale 23 October 2020

There were 157 Sheep & 353 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson Church sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 7 866.67 R 26.52 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 750.00 R 23.58 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 16 100.00 R 22.74 COW (VERY…

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Pioneer Boran Online Sale

  To view the catalogue please click on Pioneer Catalogue.pdf To register online as a buyer please click on Registration To create an account on the bidding platform Swiftvee click on SwiftVee Online Platform Pictures of stock on offer:   Commercial Females- Pregnant & Open (To be sold in groups TBC):

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Virtual Bathurst Show

Welcome to the Hobson & Co Virtual Bathurst Show. We would like to congratulate all who entered in the competition and hope you will participate in the voting process. Our aim is to promote the different breeds of cattle and not miss the opportunity for farmers to proudly showcase their quality stock. Voting will close…

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News on Foot & Mouth Outbreak in RSA

JOINT STATEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM, AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE FMD TECHNICAL TASK TEAM ON THE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE OUTBREAK LIMPOPO Media Statement 4 December 2019 Progress has been reported consistently over the past four weeks since the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Molemole. To date, 11 commercial properties have been…

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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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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

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Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 13 July 2017

183 People attended the Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day held at the Alexandria Bull Testing Station on 13 July 2017. Prof Matthew Lester was first up, speaking on finances at fokkolfontein on post financial downgrade. Gerrit van Zyl held in depth discussion on optimising your herd to get maximum profit. Bulls to be on sale were…

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Alphaeton Sale 09 October 2015

Sale report to follow Sale Averages: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Top Price Bonsmara Bulls 32 R29906.25 R48000 Boran Bulls 2 R19000.00 R20000 Pregnant Heifers 37 8543.24 R9100 Open Heifers 40 R6597.50 R8200 Boergoat Rams 9 R4911.11 R5200 Savannah Rams 9 R3662.50 R6000 Boergoat Ewes 30 R1280.00 R1350 Maiden Boergoat Ewes 19…

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Boran Sale 30 April 2015

The Pioneer Boran Group consisting of members Stephen Johnson, Keith Peinke, Ed Koller, Corn vd Watt and Jaco v Rensburg held their first sale at the Hobson and Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on Thursday 30 April 2015. A large crowd of interested farmers arrived on a miserable autumn day to view a top offering…

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