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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.

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New addition to Hobson & Co

Gareth Asher

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…

Normandy Farmers Day 24 January 2019

John Westwood

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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Quattro & EP Dorper Sale 10 October 2018

The Quattro Boergoat, EP Dorper and EP Persian club sales were held together at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 10th October. All parties were nervous about what the effects of the drought would have on the sale. Fortunately the doubts were unfounded and 75 buyers registered, with international interest from France, Kenya and Zimbabwe. Interest…

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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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