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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.

Latest News

Adelaide Sale 06 March 2019

There were 306 Sheep & 185 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 21 R 4 471.43 R 16.02 AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 5 940.00 R 18.80 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 13 750.00 R 20.68 B GRADE B2+…

Glencliff Merino & Bedford Sale 27 February 2019

There were 448 Sheep & 167 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Ege White of Glencliff Merinos sold 24 of 26 Rams in conjunction with the monthly Bedford sale. The rams averaged R4954.17 with the top price of R9300.00 sold to Russell Painter of Adelaide. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

Fitches Corner Sale 26 February 2019

There were 163 sheep, goats & pigs and 252 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg POULTRY 4 R 153.75 R 153.75 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 8 000.00 R 20.99 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 2 R 800.00 R 29.63 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG…

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Normandy Dohne Sale 05 February 2019

The Normandy Dohne Stud sale was held on the farm Grassdale on Tuesday 5 February. Jean & Lionel de la Harpe had onther 100% sale. The top price, lot 40, sold for R29000-00 to Kevin & Carl Miles from Doordrecht . They also bought lot 10 & 26 for R21500 and R25000 respectively. The average…

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Bedford Sale

There were 481 sheep and 120 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 400.00 R 19.10 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 570.83 R 21.10 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 200.00 R…

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Fitches Corner Sale 29 January 2019

There were 219 sheep & goats and 183 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner Sale, Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 20 R 5 700.00 R 20.11 AB GRADE A2+ 14 R 8 557.14 R 20.08 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 10 425.00 R 18.78…

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Gareth Asher

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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John Westwood

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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Rain
Sunday 03/24 70%
Rain
Cloudy, periods of rain. Low 17C.
Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 70%
Rain
Cloudy with periods of rain. High 21C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around 6mm.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 22C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.

Chance of Rain
Sunday 03/24 30%
Chance of Rain
Showers late. Low 16C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 03/25 20%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High near 25C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.

Partly Cloudy
Sunday 03/24 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Low 15C.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 24C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 03/24 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 20C.
Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 90%
Rain
Periods of rain. High 24C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around 6mm.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 24C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.

* This forecast was obtained from Yahoo! Weather. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy.

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