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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

Paterson NG Kerk Sale 26 October 2018

There were 8 Sheep & Goats and 209 cattle on offer at the recent N G Kerk Paterson Church Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 000.00 R 20.69 AB GRADE (THIN) 11 R 6 386.36 R 22.67 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 16…

Charlgrove Sale 23 October 2018

There were 425 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No  Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 5 500.00 R 20.00 AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 6 147.37 R 21.40 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 11 R 14 490.91 R 21.73 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 7…

Kingwill Dispersal Sale 18 October 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Dispersal sale held in the Murraysburg District. Interest was keen on the livestock, with the outstanding dorpers and cattle on offer fetching excellent prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Top Price  Ave Weight Average Price Average Price/kg HORSE(S) 5 R 2 100.00 0.00 R…

Charlgrove Sale 21 August 2018

There were 228 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 600.00 R 21.41 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 4 500.00 R 21.43 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 400.00 R 19.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 8…

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Summit Wildlife Auction 29 September 2018

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Frontier Bonsmara Sale 15 August 2018

There was a good turnout at the 12th Frontier Bonsmara Bull sale. 94 Buyers registered on the day. First up were 58 top quality bulls. Lot 3 (GCD160122) and lot 22 (DAJ 160129) both fethched R80000.00 with the balance of the bulls averaging R47120.69. For the 12th time in a row there was a 100%…

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Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production Sale 10 July 2018

Hobson & Co kicked off their 2018 bull season with the Osterloh & Trollope Bull & Production sale held at Lincoln Farm, Komga on Friday the 10th of August 2018. The auction was held in freezing conditions and fortunately the rain stayed away until the sale was underway. It did not deter the buyers who registered…

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Preston Park Sale 07 August 2018

There were 135 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 11 500.00 R 25.50 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 100.00 R 18.99 AB GRADE A2+ 6 R 8 100.00 R 21.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R…

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Grahamstown Sale 02 August 2018

There were 380 sheep & goats and 432 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Small stock prices were exceptionally high. Prices from the sale were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 23 R 5 678.26 R 23.75 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 000.00 R 21.08…

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Adelaide Sale 01 August 2018

There was a good turnout to the Adelaide sale, with some excellent stock on offer. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 R 12 700.00 R 23.65 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 000.00 R 18.46 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 17 900.00 R 23.25 B GRADE…

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Fitches Corner Sale 31 July 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Fitches Corner Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 6 R 5 333.33 R 19.98 AB GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 800.00 R 24.20 ANGORA KID(S) 2 R 700.00 R 42.42 ANGORA EWE(S) 25 R 627.00 R 18.34…

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Bedford Sale 25 July 2018

There were 364 sheep and 44 cattle on the Bedford Sale held on 25 July. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 300.00 R 19.76 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 10 900.00 R 20.96 COW (VERY THIN) 1 R 5 000.00 R 14.93 STORE COW/C1…

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Charlgrove 24 July 2018

There were 403 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 000.00 R 25.68 A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 550.00 R 24.08 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 7 000.00 R 23.93 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R…

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