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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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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

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A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

Alexandria Sale 18 July 2017

There were 392 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexanria sale. Prices were astronomical and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 500.00 R 18.02 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 400.00 R 28.81 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 220.69 R 22.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 13 July 2017

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day

183 People attended the Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day held at the Alexandria Bull Testing Station on 13 July 2017. Prof Matthew Lester was first up, speaking on finances at fokkolfontein on post financial downgrade. Gerrit van Zyl held in depth discussion on optimising your herd to get maximum profit. Bulls to be on sale were…

Charlgrove Sale 27 May 2014

There were 393 Cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove monthly sale. There were some magnificent cattle on offer, especially weaners sold by Chapman Trust (Steve Moss). Prices were exceptional and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 2 R9400.00 R12.83/kg Cows 62 R6139.52 R12.01/kg Calves…

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Manley Flats Sale 22 May 2014

There were 187 Cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Manley Flats Sale. The quality of stock was outstanding on the day, especially Janine Radie whose calves sold for R1/kg over the market price. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 2 R6500.00 R12.51/kg Cows 39 R6253.85…

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Cradock NG Kerk Sale 20 May 2014

There were 855 sheep, 2 pigs and 87 Cattle sold on the recent Hobson & Co Cradock NG Kerk sale. Well done to the sellers for supporting the sale, with the quality of stock on offer being fantastic. Prices were as follows Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 19 R976.84…

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Umsenge Nguni Sale 08 May 2014

The Umsenge Nguni auction held at the Hobson & Co Auction yard in Grahamstown on Thursday 8th May dished up its normal pleasant surprize with very competitive prices being paid for the excellent offering. The Nguni industry has been under intense pressure of late and it was very heartening to see that quality cattle always…

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Klipplaat Sale 06 May 2014

There were 1204 sheep & goats at the recent Klipplaat Sale. Prices were good on the day, with Boergoats achieving exceptional prices. well done to the farmers for supporting the sale. The quality of stock on offer was outstanding Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Sheep 608 R866.18 R16.47/kg Lambs 563…

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Adelaide Sale 05 May 2014

There were 242 Sheep & Goats and 109 Cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as always exceptional at the sale, with slaughter cattle fetching almost R13.00/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Rams 8 R850.00 R12.32/kg Ewes 101 R829.01 R15.98/kg…

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Grahamstown Sale 01 May 2014

There were 391 Sheep & Goats and 391 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown Monthly auction. Prices for slaughter stock were excellent considering the current market. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Ewes 5 R1050.00 R19.44/kg Lambs 215 R676.16 R20.14/kg Boergoats 85 R903.88…

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Charlgrove Sale & Weaner Competition 29 April 2014

There were 813 Cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove Sale and Weaner Competition. Prices were outstanding, with the quality exceptional. Well done to all the Prize winners and to the farmers for entering this prestigious event. The prize winners were as follows: 1st Prize (R7000 & a R2000 Frontier Bonsmara Voucher): Elizabeth…

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Bedford Sale 24 April 2014

There were 189 sheep and 79 Cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Bedford Sale. Prices on the day were good, with the quality of stock on offer being outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Rams 8 R772.50 R11.44/kg Ewes 103 R823.69 R15.70/kg Lambs 78…

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Steytlerville Sale 15 April 2014

There were 650 Sheep & Goats at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville Sale. Prices were market related and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Ewes 292 R750.99 R14.37/kg Lambs 313 R920.00 R19.40/kg Boergoats 25 R755.00 R22.61/kg

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