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Hobson & Co is a leading provider of agricultural and livestock services in the Eastern Cape. We have bridged the generational gap by combining the latest practices and the best service from the good old days. We form lasting relationships with our partners that are built on trust and pride. We understand that by ensuring the success of our clients we also ensure our own success. We are committed to the support of farmers and transforming & building the agricultural industry in the difficult South African economic climate. Our range of services include:

Stud Auctions • Monthly Auctions • Game  Dispersal Sales  Out-of-Hand Sales  Abattoir Marketing  Livestock Transport  Veterinary Agency  Consulting and Financial Services

Hobson & Co is your premier livestock partner. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

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Grahamstown Sale 01 November 2018

There were 842 sheep & goats and 289 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 5 266.67 R 22.44 AB GRADE (THIN) 13 R 5 392.31 R 22.92 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 85 R 1 326.59 R 26.20 ANGORA…

Bedford Sale 31 October 2018

There were 591 sheep & 63 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 866.67 R 19.43 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 18 300.00 R 22.30 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 6 000.00 R 17.75…

Fitches Corner Sale 30 October 2018

There were 214 Sheep & Goats, 26 Pigs and 185 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 12 R 7 075.00 R 24.15 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 10 R 1 295.00 R 20.56 ANGORA EWE(S) 1 R…

Bedford Sale 26 September 2018

There were 760 sheep and 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices for small stock were exceptionally high, with some trade sheep hitting R36.30/kg. Prices for slaughter cattle also hit over R21.50/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 8 600.00 R…

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Fitches Corner Sale 25 September 2018

There were 177 sheep & 179 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 5 937.96 R 22.79 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 900.00 R 23.10 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 14 325.00…

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Preston Park Sale 21 September 2018

There were 238 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale Prices were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 26 R 8 984.62 R 28.37 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 937.93 R 26.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 11 633.33 R 20.89 COW (VERY…

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Alexandria Sale 13 September 2018

There were 161 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 500.00 R 21.96 A GRADE A2+ 11 R 9 000.00 R 23.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 8 600.00 R 19.07 COW (VERY THIN) 18 R 6…

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Bathurst Sale 11 September 2018

There were 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 066.67 R 17.51 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 15 380.00 R 20.97 COW (VERY THIN) 4 R 6 350.00 R 18.30 STORE COW/C1 22 R 7 772.73…

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Grhamstown Sale 06 September 2018

There were 532 Sheep & Goats and 179 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 7 450.00 R 31.84 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 3 R 990.00 R 23.57 ANGORA EWE(S) 8 R 611.25 R 16.52 ANGORA RAM(S) 2 R…

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Adelaide Sale 05 September 2018

There were 244 sheep & 85 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 900.00 R 18.65 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 400.00 R 22.12 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 16 533.33 R 21.78 B GRADE B2+…

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Bedford Sale 29 August 2018

There were 354 sheep and 88 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 7 900.00 R 21.07 A GRADE A2+ 5 R 8 800.00 R 23.04 AB GRADE (THIN) 8 R 7 275.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE…

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Fitches Corner Sale 28 August 2018

There were 109 sheep, 13 pigs and 244 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 5 R 5 040.00 R 24.09 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 000.00 R 22.15 AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 5 944.44 R…

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Steytlerville Sale 23 August 2018

There were 623 sheep & goats on the recent Steytlerville sale. There were also breeding angoras on offer which fetched very high prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KID(S) 42 R 869.05 R 869.05 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 60 R 767.00 R 767.00 ANGORA EWE(S) 274 R 1 133.07…

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