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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

Fitches Corner Sale 15 December 2017

There were 312 sheep & goats and 185 cattle on offer at the final Hobson & Co sale of 2017. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 6 R 9 233.33 R 23.31 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 17 160.00 R 24.40 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 30 R 1…

Alexandria Sale 13 December 2017

There were 349 cattle on offer at the last Alexandria sale for the year. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 180.00 R 19.79 A GRADE A2+ 4 R 10 225.00 R 25.51 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 3 900.00 R 15.42 AB GRADE…

Graaff Reinet Sale 12 December 2017

There were 1429 sheep & 29 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reient sale held on the farm Blaauwboskuil. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 8 666.67 R 23.03 ANGORA EWE(S) 499 R 625.25 R 16.48 ANGORA RAM(S) 16 R…

Charlgrove Sale 21 November 2017

There were 395 cattle on offer at the Charlgrove Christmas sale. There was also a competition for the most expensive cow, most expensive ox and best group of 3 or more oxen (6T or less). There prizes were as follows: Most expensive cow (Pinkie Cockcroft Trophy): Justin Stirk Most expensive Ox (Freddie Ford): Jack Gilfillan…

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Jansenville Sale 16 November 2017

There 426 Sheep, 14 Pigs & 41 Cattle on offer at the Jansenville sale held on Thursday 16 November. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 21 R 1 164.29 R 42.08 BOERGOAT RAM(S) 14 R 1 741.07 R 37.97 STORE COW/C1 5 R 8 740.00 R…

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Mooiplaas Sale 2017

There were 197 cattle on offer at the recent Mooiplaas sale. Sale prices and averages were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 600.00 R 19.90 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 700.00 R 18.61 AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 7 871.88 R 24.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Adelaide Goat Sale 09 November 2017

There were 1163 Goats on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide Goat Sale. Prices were astronomical on the day with 37 buyers registering on the day. We must commend the Adelaide farming district for producing some outstanding quality goats which contributed to the unbelievable prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

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Grahamstown Sale 02 November 2017

There were 488 sheep & 442 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were outstanding and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 11 R 6 927.27 R 28.13 A GRADE A2+ 2 R 5 900.00 R 20.70 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 870.00 R…

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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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Normandy Dohne Stud

Hobson & Co are excited to announce their new partnership with Lionel & Jean de la Harpe and their wellknown Normandy Dohne Stud brand. The annual Normandy Dohne ram sale will be held on Grassdale near Graaff Reinet on Tuesday 6th February commencing at 11-00 am. There will be 70 performance tested and Falkirk indexed…

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