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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:

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

Latest News

Preston Park Sale 29 November 2018

There were 215 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 17 R 5 835.29 R 23.26 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 16 814.29 R 22.56 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 6 366.67 R 16.78 STORE COW/C1 20 R 7…

Bedford Sale 28 November 2018

There were 913 small stock and 195 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford Christmas sale. Well done to all farmers who entered the various competitions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 73 R 12 565.07 R 24.87 AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 6 871.88 R…

Fitches Corner Sale 27 November 2018

There was a huge Fitches Corner Sale held in miserable conditions. With much needed rain, the sale carried on with great success. Well done to the farmers who entered and won the competitions. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg LUCERN 1 R 1 500.00 R 1 500.00 A GRADE…

Grahamstown Sale 04 October 2018

There were 573 Sheep & Goats and 431 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices for small stock were astronomical, with Jono Sparks achieving R55.68 for a group of 16 Kapaters. Gary Phillips also sold 42 magnificent heavy trade oxen with fetched between R23-R27/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average…

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Adelaide Sale 03 October 2018

There were 268 Sheep and 52 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 9 R 5 122.22 R 17.11 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 16 600.00 R 21.56 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 4 666.67 R 13.21 STORE COW/C1 4…

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Umsenge Ngunis 27 September 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Umsenge Nguni Sale held at the Grahamstown sale pens on Thursday 27 September. Once again the Umsenge group produced some quality stock, with the bulls kicking off the sale. The top priced bull, lot 6, sold for R50000 and was bought by Mickey Liddell of Adelaide. The…

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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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