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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 30 August 2016

Auctioneers at the Charlgrove Sale

There were 493 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove sale. Slaughter prices were very good. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 1 9,500.00 R 19.79 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 11,433.33 R 17.50 COW (VERY THIN) 5 3,540.00 R 10.17 STORE COW/C1…

Frontier Bonsmara Sale Success

Frontier crowd 2016

Always one of the highlights of the Hobson and Co calendar the 2016 Frontier Bonsmara sale once again created a carnival atmosphere at the newly renovated Hobson and Co auction yard, with over 250 people in attendance. 58 thick, well-muscled bulls were offered, offering a bull for everyone from the top stud breeders in the…

Grobler Dispersal Sale 10 August 2016

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Herd Info: The adult goats were shorn on the 11th of July. The kids are 10 month old and have been shorn on the 24th of April 2016. The adult goats started mating on 24th March, 2016. The flock runs on hart-water veld and have been selected for fertility, hardiness, and quality fleeces. The quality of…

Sad Loss at Hobson & Co

It is with great shock and sadness that we report the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Denham Price who has been an integral part of our lives at Hobson & Co. He will be sorely missed by all of us. The memorial  service will be held at the Salem Club at 3pm on…

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Charlgrove Sale

Charlgrove Sale 25 June

375 cattle were offered and sold at the Charlgrove auction on Tuesday 25 July . The quality of the cattle was good with calves making up the bulk of the offering . Elizabeth Klopper of Dekselfontein Boerdery  sold a fat cow weighing 635 kg for R8250 (R12.99/kg). Fat cows averaged R12.05/kg and the market seems…

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Preston Park

Preston Park

The Preston Park sale was yet again a success. Prices were good, with weaners averaging R15.01 with the top price being R15.47 sold by Beilen Trust. Also Daan van Rensburg sold a beautiful group of 16 calves weighing 354kg and selling for R5300 each.

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Charlgrove Weaner Competition 2013

Congratulations to Andrew Deacon, pictured center, winner of the Charlgrove Weaner Competition for 2013.

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Top Prices at Tuli Sale

This cow & calf achieved the top price of R 56 000 at the Great Karoo Tuli Dispersal Auction on 24 April, 2013.

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Incorrect Branding Rejected

We urge all breeders to adhere to the rules and guidelines surrounding the branding of beasts. Feedlots and auctioneers will reject incorrectly branded animals.

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Steytlerville Sale 16/04/2013

There were 484 Sheep Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville sale. The quality of stock on the day was yet again exceptional. Prices were good considering the current market is under pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock: Average Price: Price / Kg Rams 16 R1024.38 R15.55/kg Eves 163 R865.00 R14.55/kg Lambs 274…

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Adelaide Sale 10/04/2013

There were 268 sheep and 18 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide stockfair. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of stock:  No of stock:        Average Price:      Average Price/kg:      Rams 6 R920.00 R12.27/kg Eves 150 R748.73 R16.27/kg Lambs 112 R831.96 R19.98/kg Calves 1 R1800.00 R10.29/kg Cows 13 R6319.23…

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Bedford Sale 10/04/2013

There were 195 sheep and 99 cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedord sale. Prices were good and were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock:  Average Price:     Average Price/Kg:     Rams – – – Eves 150 R818.07 R15.70/kg Lambs 45 R763.56 R19.16/kg Bulls 1 R8100.00 R12.18/kg Cows 50 R7400.00 R12.24/kg…

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Grahamstown 04/04/2013

There were 234 Sheep & Goats and 198 Cattle Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown monthly sale. Prices were market related with the qaulity of stock on the day very mixed. Prices were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock: Average Price: Average Price/Kg Rams 12 R747.50 R12.49/kg Eves 53 R729.43 R13.78/kg…

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Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High 26C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

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