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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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Grahamstown Sale 04 May 2017

There were 487 Sheep & Goats and 530 cattle at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 800.00 R 13.01 AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 8 440.00 R 19.74 ANGORA EWE(S) 21 R 305.00 R 9.53 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R…

Adelaide Sale 03 May 2017

There were 251 sheep & goats and 331 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 5 R 8 140.00 R 19.40 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 266.67 R 21.99 AB GRADE (THIN) 16 R 6 337.50 R 16.98…

Bedford Sale 26 April 2017

There were 379 Sheep & 219 cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 23 R 7 208.70 R 20.34 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 7 933.33 R 20.34 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 16 R 10 150.00 R 18.32 COW (VERY…

Adelaide Sale 02 April 2014

There were 381 Sheep and 137 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Adelaide Monthly sale. Prices were outstanding considering the market was under extreme pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average price/KG Rams 20 R786.32 R10.87/kg Ewes 299 R695.42 R14.56/kg Lambs 70 R807.14 R19.30/kg Bulls 9 R7411.11…

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Bedford Sale 28 March 2014

There were 959 sheep and 209 cattle which came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly sale. Prices for cattle were exceptional, with HK Lombard fetching R14.16/kg for his cow. The lamb and mutton prices were under pressure, but were all market related. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

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Hobson & Co Staff News

We are very sad to say goodbye to Jane Evans who left at the end of February. She will be missed by all. A very warm welcome to Sunell Lockwood who has joined the team as from the beginning of March.

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Charlgrove Sale 25 March 2014

There were 455 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove monthly Sale. Prices were very competitive with calves and trade cattle doing exceptionally well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Bulls 5 R8380.00 R13.78/kg Cows 111 R5641.44 R12.32/kg Calves 266 R3906.77 R17.96/kg Heifers 14…

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Camdeboo Production Sale 18 March 2014

There were 809 sheep and 97 cattle on offer at the Camdeboo Production sale held on the farm of Mr Trenly Spence. The stock on offer was very mixed with prices all being market related. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 14 R880.00 R13.97/kg Ewes 471…

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Cow sold by Mr DT van Rensburg for R13.66/kg

Preston Park Sale 11 March 2014

There were 193 Cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. There were outstanding cattle on the sale with Mr Daan van Rensburg achieving R13.66/kg for his slaughter cow and Mr AJ Feuth achieving R18.40/kg for his calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 1…

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Grahamstown Sale 06 March 2014

There was a large sale held at the recent Grahamstown Monthly Auction. 976 Sheep & Goats and 567 cattle came under the hammer. Buyers had a wide variety of stock to choose from with prices being very good. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 21 R1042.86…

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Adelaide Sale 05 March 2014

There were 244 sheep and goats and 127 Cattle at the recent Adelaide monthly Sale. There was a demand for slaughter cattle and lamb. The qaulity of stock on the day was outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 8 R687.50 R12.09/kg Ewes 189 R748.73 R16.21/kg…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 04 March 2014

There were 690 sheep & goats and 13 Cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet Sale. Lamb prices were good, while the market price for mutton was under pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 6 R865.00 R11.88/kg Ewes 260 R735.44 R15.06/kg Lambs…

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Bedford Sale 27 February 2014

There were 210 Sheep and 150 cattle on the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly Sale. Prices were outstanding, especially for slaughter cattle. Notable prices were Mr Ege White achieving R14.76 for 5 magnificent cows. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 5 R910.00 R11.97/kg Ewes 126…

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