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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

Charlgrove Sale 16 April 2019

Thel Charlgrove Sale & Weaner competition was held on Tuesday 16 April 2019. 620 cattle were on offer. The Weaner competiton was fiercely contested, with just over 500 calves in the competition. Gerrit & Erik Meyer of Paterson retianed their trophy, coming both 1st and 3rd in the competition. Wallo Currie placed 2nd, and Geoff…

Paterson N G Kerk Sale 11 April 2019

There were 31 sheep & Goats and 261 cattle on offer at the recent N G Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 9 R 9 000.00 R 23.02 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 4 800.00 R 17.14 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 600.00…

Steytlerville Sale 09 April 2019

There were 825 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 110 R 717.68 R 15.85 ANGORA RAM(S) 5 R 850.00 R 13.69 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 30 R 1 125.00 R 36.91 XB GOATS 19 R 730.26 R 26.09…

Bathurst Sale 12 February 2019

There were 114 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Averagr Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 250.00 R 21.88 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 5 450.00 R 17.75 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 5 300.00 R 19.13 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019

Karoo Boergoat Sale 2019 A successful Karoo Boerbokke/Boergoats sale was held in Jansenville on 14 February 2019. 26 Rams were sold at an avergae of R6865.38 with the top priced ram (lot 10) belonging to Hennie le Roux selling for R12000. A top quality pregnant ewe with twins (Lot 27) belonging to Andre Barnardt sold for R11250…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 February 2019

There were 303 Sheep & 162 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 3 500.00 R 15.35 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 5 950.00 R 19.39 ANGORA RAM(S) 4 R 600.00 R 9.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R…

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Adelaide Sale 06 February 2019

There were 196 sheep & 216 Cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/k A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 3 100.00 R 10.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 13 520.00 R 21.14 B GRADE B2+ 11 R 7 909.09 R 19.06…

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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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