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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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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…

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…

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…

Alexandria Sale 10 July 2018

There were 303 Cattle on 1 Ewe & Lamb on offer at the recent Alexandria sale held on 10 July 2018. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 13 R 8 838.46 R 24.58 A GRADE A2+ 8 R 9 268.75 R 24.43 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 R…

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Grahamstown Sale 05 July 2018

There were 514 sheep & 230 Cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 44 R 6 452.27 R 23.01 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 300.00 R 24.35 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 13 850.00 R 21.32 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG…

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Adelaide Sale 06 July 2018

There were 258 Sheep & 103 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 6 333.33 R 20.16 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 700.00 R 21.39 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 14 300.00 R 21.01 STORE COW/C1 16…

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Bedford Sale 27 June 2018

There were 393 Sheep and 70 Cattle on offer at the Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 800.00 R 23.16 AB GRADE (THIN) 5 R 7 200.00 R 19.25 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 16 400.00 R 20.00 B GRADE B2+ 7…

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Fitches Corner Sale 26 June 2018

There were 99 Sheep & Goats and 307 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) 57 R 5 196.49 R 21.22 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 600.00 R 25.25 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 R 10 442.86 R 19.95…

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Buffelshoek Sale 21 June 2018

There were 687 Sheep and 48 cattle on the Buffleshoek sale held at Blaauwboskuil on 21 June. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 3 R 11 250.00 R 25.11 ANGORA RAM(S) 14 R 722.86 R 13.42 B GRADE B2+ 95 R 1 195.79 R 31.39 COW…

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Preston Park Sale 14 June 2018

There were 22 Sheep &  210 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) 19 R 6 647.37 R 27.29 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 8 666.67 R 22.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 21 R 10 085.71 R 21.25 COW (VERY…

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Bathurst Sale 12 June 2018

There were 221 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 34 R 7 247.06 R 21.22 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 366.67 R 21.17 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 11 740.00 R 19.95 COW (VERY THIN) 13 R 6…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 June 2018

There were 316 Sheep & Goats & Pigs and 441 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg FARM GOODS 1 R 3 600.00 R 3 600.00 A GRADE (THIN) 20 R 8 170.00 R 24.48 AB GRADE (THIN) 69…

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Adelaide Sale 06 June 2018

There were 275 Sheep & Goats and 127 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 000.00 R 21.78 AB GRADE (THIN) 10 R 6 700.00 R 20.00 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 600.00 R 20.99…

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