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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

Charlgrove Sale 25 October 2016

There were 610 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 900.00 R 17.12 A GRADE A2+ 29 R 6 796.55 R 17.06 AB GRADE A2+ 11 R 8 190.91 R 16.87 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 11 R 11…

Alphaeton Sale 14 October 2016

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The 11th annual Alphaeton production sale was held on Alphaeton farm in the Fort Beaufort district on Friday 14th October under critical drought conditions. Fortunately this well established sale was not as badly effected as expected and the bulls and boergoats sold extremely well with the heifers probably selling on a buyers’ market. A big…

Quattro Boergoat & EP Dorper Sale 12 October 2016

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The annual Quattro Boergoat and E.P. Dorper club sale was held at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 12th October. It was an absolutely outstanding sale considering the drought and economic climate at the moment. 81 buyers registered from as far afield as Limpopo for the auction run by Hobson & Co with Paul Mills on…

Adelaide Sale 04 August 2013

Hobson & Co held their monthly sale in Adelaide on Wednesday 04 September. Sheep were in high demand with prices reaching above market value. They were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 7 R895.71 R13.48/kg Ewes 142 R822.25 R16.81/kg Lambs 243 R788.25 R23.36/kg Bulls 5 R7990.00 R12.37/kg Cows…

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Preston Park Sale 30 August 2013

There were 212 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale held on Thursday 30 August. Prices were market related, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Cows & Calves 5 R5540.00 R5540.00 Weaners 112 R2984.60 R14.25/kg…

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Charlgrove Sale 27 August 2013

There was a good turnout of cattle at the Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove auction. 648 Cattle came under the hammer, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Notable prices were: A fat cow sold for R8250 by Darian Keeton of Hope Farm realizing R13.64/kg John Ford sold 15 Weaners for R4400 achieving R15.77/kg Prices were…

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Lot 15 Sold for R130 000

Frontier Bonsmara Sale Success 21 August 2013

Frontier Sale Report 2013 The Frontier BONSMARA group consisting of members JJ Park, Justin Stirk, Mark Lake, Brett Knott and Craig Handley held a very successful 8th annual sale at the Hobson & Co auction yard in Grahamstown on Wednesday 21 August. 87 buyers, mainly from the local areas registered in blustery windy weather. With…

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Bedford Sale 14 August 2013

The Bedford monthly auction was held on Wednesday 14 August 2013. Both prices and quality of stock on the day were very mixed. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 37 R977.30 R12.73/kg Ewes 571 R784.71 R16.41/kg Lambs 24 R946.67 R19.09/kg Bulls 3 R8800.00 R11.92/kg Cows 58…

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Adelaide Sale 07 August 2013

356 Sheep & 148 Cattle came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Good quality stock were on offer, with prices being above market value, with mutton once again selling extremely well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 9 R960.00 R12.93/kg Ewes…

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Camdeboo Production Sale 06 August 2013

There were 973 Sheep & Goats and 410 Cattle which came under the hammer at the first camdeboo sale held on the farm of Mr Trenly Spence. The sale was well attended with sponsors setting up stalls and showcasing their products making the day an interesting event. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

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Bull Buying 2013

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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Grahamstown Sale 01 August 2013

There were 649 Sheep & Goats and 363 Cattle Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown Monthly auction. Prices were above market, with mutton selling extremely well on the day. Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Ewes 257 R875.47 R17.27/kg Lambs 295 R746.08 R19.52/kg Rams 8 R846.25 R12.97/kg…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 30 July 2013

There were 533 sheep on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet Sale. The price for lamb was market related and mutton sold very well. The lamb price averaged at R18.55/kg, while the mutton price averaged R16.04/kg

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Chance of Rain
Monday 02/19 50%
Chance of Rain
Showers possible early. Low 16C.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 02/20 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy. High 24C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 02/21 30%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 22C. Winds ESE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 02/19 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms early. Low 17C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 02/20 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High around 30C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 02/21 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 28C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 02/19 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely early. Low 17C.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tomorrow 02/20 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 32C. S winds at 5 to 10 km/h, increasing to 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 02/21 20%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 29C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of Rain
Monday 02/19 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers possible early. Low 19C.
Overcast
Tomorrow 02/20 10%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 26C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 02/21 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High around 25C. Winds ESE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.

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