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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

Bedford Sale 26 July 2017

There were 879 sheep & 138 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 200.00 R 24.12 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 500.00 R 22.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 800.00 R 21.94 AB GRADE…

Charlgrove Sale 25 July 2017

There were 553 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 8,300.00 R 23.88 AB GRADE A2+ 1 8,900.00 R 21.45 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 12,822.22 R 20.83 B GRADE B2+ 13 9,607.69 R 21.82 COW (VERY THIN) 71 6,022.54…

Buchner Household Dispersal Sale 29 July 2017

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Bedford Sale 26 June 2014

There were 275 sheep and 159 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly sale. Prices were exceptional with the quality of stock on offer being phenomenal. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Ewes 175 R935.66 R18.42/kg Lambs 100 R845.00 R21.32/kg Bulls 7 R10985.71 R13.99/kg Cows 84…

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Charlgrove Sale 24 June 2014

There were 323 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly sale. Prices were exceptional with the quality of stock equally as good. Notable prices were Mr AJV Ford selling a cow for R11100.00 weighing 735kg. Barville Park also sold a group of 21 tollies for R19.73/kg. Also Feathers Farm sold a group…

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Bull Buying Guide 2014

It is that time of the year again . It’s BULL SALE time ! Do I need a bull ? Can I afford one ? These questions go through our minds as we contemplate farming conditions , financial situations and the present state of the livestock markets . We are in a very competitive industry…

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Bathurst Sale 17 June 2014

There were 277 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Good quality cows sold well, with Rodney Tyson selling a cow for R13.84/kg and weaners were also good on the day, with Mr Chris Hulley achieving R18.51/kg for a group of calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of…

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Preston Park Sale 12 June 2014

There were 343 Cattle and 3 Sheep on the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale. Prices were exceptionally good with the quality ranging from outstanging to very average. Mark Lake of Lake farming achieved R14.61/kg for his two cows and R15.74/kg for his slaughter bull weighing 1086kg and Tubby du Preez sold a 2T…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 10 June 2014

There was good support at the recent Hobson & Co Buffelshoek Sale. 673 sheep and 174 cattle came under the hammer, with prices being excellent. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Rams 10 R721.00 R12.12/kg Ewes 543 R847.90 R16.20/kg Lambs 120 791.58 R20.33/kg Bulls 4 R8450.00 R13.19/kg…

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Grahamstown Sale 05 June 2014

There were 701 sheep and 407 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly auction. Prices were good with the stock ranging from being excellent to very average. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 18 R906.67 R13.12/kg Ewes 232 R886.34 R16.85/kg Lambs 364 758.93 R20.58/kg Boergoats…

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Adelaide Sale 04 June 2014

There were 120 sheep & 262 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Prices were good with slaughter prices being exceptional. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 10 R757.00 R11.97/kg Ewes 103 R920.34 R17.39/kg Lambs 12 R830.00 R20.89/kg Bulls 8 R9156.25 R13.26/kg Cows 56…

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Bedford Sale 29 May 2014

There were 623 sheep and 208 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Bedford sale. The quality of the stock on offer was magnificent. Prices showed that the market is moving in a positive direction. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 25 R988.00 R11.88/kg Ewes…

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Sneeuberg Sale 28 May 2014

There was a good turnout of people and stock at the recent Sneeuberg Production sale held in appalling weather conditions. Well done to the farmers for supporting the sale. 603 Sheep and 587 cattle came under the hammer. The stock was very good with some calves fetching as much as 18.51/kg. Prices were as follows:…

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