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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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Klipplaat Sale 25 April 2017

There were 1375 sheep & goats at the recent Klipplaat sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT EWE(S) 3 R 1 220.00 R 17.43 BOERGOAT RAM(S) 10 R 900.00 R 17.65 XB GOATS 6 R 710.00 R 26.30 LAMB(S) (THIN) 10 R 890.00 R 26.57 LAMB(S) A2+ 367…

Pioneer Boran Sale 21 April 2017

The Pioneer group consisting of Keith Pienke, Stephen Johnson, Corn vd Watt, Pierre Veinings, Jaco van Rensburg, Stephnus Scheepers and Charl-Pierre Marais sold their cattle on Friday 21 April. There were some exceptional bulls on offer with the top 2 bulls fetching over R60k. Keith Peinke of Peinke Ranching sold 2 bulls for R66000 and…

Paterson NG Kerk sale 20 April 2017

There were 410 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson NG Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 700.00 R 22.89 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 125.00 R 17.27 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 9 870.00 R 18.68 COW (VERY THIN) 10…

Charlgrove Sale 25 February 2014

There were 399 cattle that were bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove Sale. The market showed that weaner prices were on the up, while slaughter prices were a bit down. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 5 R7180.00 R12.36/kg Cows 58 R6524.14…

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Umsenge Nguni Commercial Sale

Umsenge Nguni Commercial Sale 20 February 2014

There was great excitement at the recent Umsenge Nguni Commercial Female sale. 24 buyers registered with bidding strong on all lots. 186 females were sold, with prices being exception on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of stock Average Price Top Price Open Heifers 95 R4272.63 R5300.00 Pregnant Heifers 34 R5360.30…

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Steytlerville Sale 18 February 2014

There were 763 Sheep & Goats sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville Sale held on Tuesday 18 February. Prices were good with the quality of stock on offer very mixed. Lamb prices were very good on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Rams…

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Preston Park Sale 13 February 2014

There were 275 Cattle that were bought at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale held on Thursday 13 February 2014. Prices were market related and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Bulls 4 R7046.67 R11.59/kg Cows 61 R5777.05 R11.34/kg Calves 135 R3976.67 R17.06/kg Heifers 29 R4544.86…

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Mickey Phillips Production and Quattro Boergoats 12 February 2014

Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Top Price DORPER RAMS Dorper Rams (Flock) 17 R4017.65 R6500.00 Dorpers Rams (Stud) 8 R4687.50 R6000.00 Dorpers Rams (Type 5) 4 R16500.00 R27000.00 WHITE DORPERS White Dorper Rams (Flock) 3 R4000.00 R5000.00 White Dorper Rams (Stud) 5 R4520.00 R5000.00 White Dorper Rams (Type 5) 1 R6000.00 R6000.00…

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Bathurst Sale 11 February 2014

There were 195 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst Sale. Prices were good with the quality being very mixed. Mr Chris Hulley had a beautiful group of calves fetching R17.11/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 2 R7550.00 R10.71/kg…

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Grahamstown sale 06 February 2014

There were 710 sheep & goats and 410 cattle that were bought and sold at the recent Grahamstown monthly sale. Prices were good on the day, with the market showing that lambs were in short supply. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 1 R1060.00 R12.93/kg Ewes…

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Adelaide Sale 05 February 2014

There were 110 Sheep and 197 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co monthly Adelaide sale. The quality of cattle on offer was outstanding especially the Cows & Calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 2 R1000.00 R13.89/kg Ewes 32 R923.13…

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Rob Vorster Dispersal Sale 30 January 2014

91 Buyers registered at the recent total dispersal sale of Mr Rob Vorster, which was held near Graaff Reinet. Lots of interest was shown in the livestock, with the quality being exceptional. The farm goods also sold incredibly well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Angoras 294 R557.04 Boergoats…

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Charlgrove Sale 28 January 2014

419 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove sale. The stock on sale was in outstanding, with prices satisfying both buyer and seller. Notable prices were for calves sold by John Ford for R18.86/kg for a parcel of 24 weaners. Barville park achieved the top price of R13.68/kg for a fat…

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