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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.

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Grahamstown Sale 07 December 2017

There were 470 cattle and 1613 sheep & goats on the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 7 R 10 071.43 R 25.71 AB GRADE (THIN) 65 R 6 498.46 R 24.44 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 74 R 563.24 R 14.35 ANGORA EWE(S) 41 R…

Adelaide Sale 06 December 2017

There were 696 sheep & goats and 309 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide Christmas sale. Prices were astronomical and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 8 633.33 R 24.78 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 266.67 R 24.71 AB GRADE (THIN) 13 R…

Bedford Sale 29 November 2017

There were 1309 Sheep & Goats and 148 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford Christmas sale. Prices were outstanding with three oxen hitting R30000 each. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 12 R 13 375.00 R 28.26 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 6 400.00 R…

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Alphaeton Sale 13 October 2017

The Alphaeton Bonsmara & Boergoat production sale wa held at Alphaeton in the Fort Beaufort district on a beautiful spring day on Friday the 13th. It proved to be a lucky Friday the 13th where 82 buyers registered and bidding was brisk on all lots. The 29 Bonsmara bulls averaged R39413.79 with the top price…

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Quattro Boergoat & EP Dorper Sale 11 October 2017

The annual EP Dorper Club Ram Sale & Quattro Boergaot sale was held at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 11th October. This year a Persian Ram & Ewe sale was added to make it very much a one stop shop for many farmers. The sale exceded everybody’s expectations and there was a keen interest on…

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Steytlerville Sale 10 October 2017

There were 597 sheep 7 Goats and 6 cattle on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 9 000.00 R 23.56 ANGORA EWE(S) 25 R 540.00 R 15.00 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 17 700.00 R 23.17 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG…

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Umsenge Nguni Sale

The Umsenge Ngunis Sale was held at the Hobson & Co Auction Yard on the 28th September. The members once again offered an outstanding group of females and bulls and must be complimented on their attention to quality and detail. The top priced bull, Lot 4 was sold for R36000 and was bought by Dr…

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Grahamstown Sale 5 October 2017

There were 484 Sheep 7 Goats and 340 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 10 R 4 890.00 R 25.82 A GRADE A2+ 8 R 8 162.50 R 24.70 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 5 500.00 R 28.13…

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Adelaide sale 4 October 2017

There were 228 sheep and 68 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 400.00 R 20.74 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 19 910.00 R 22.60 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG 3 R 1 440.00 R 32.00 COW (VERY THIN)…

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Bedford Sale 27 September 2017

There were 361 Sheep & Goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 8,200.00 R 22.47 A GRADE A2+ 3 9,300.00 R 22.68 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,600.00 R 21.71 AB GRADE A2+ 8 9,150.00 R 22.32 BULL…

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Alexandria Sale 21 September 2017

There were 231 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 500.00 R 24.15 A GRADE A2+ 25 R 9 944.00 R 23.90 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 14 250.00 R 24.19 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 15…

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Charlgrove Sale 19 September 2017

There were 189 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 5,966.67 R 20.94 AB GRADE A2+ 3 8,000.00 R 22.04 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 13,575.00 R 22.77 COW (VERY THIN) 20 6,345.00 R 16.61 STORE COW/C1 13 7,746.15 R…

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