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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 22 August 2017

There were 334 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 266.67 R 20.32 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 13 750.00 R 21.11 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 20.00 COW (VERY THIN) 35 R 7…

Frontier Bonsmara Sale 16 August 2017

Frontier Bonsmara sale 2017

The 12th Annual Frontier Bonsmara Auction was held at the recently revamped Hobson&Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on 16th August. The long awaited rain which started early on Wednesday morning added to the excitement of the occasion where over 100 buyers registered from throughout the country. Bidding was brisk on all lots where the discerning…

Preston Park 10 August 2017

There were 224 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/Kg AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 912.50 R 18.71 COW (VERY THIN) 34 R 6 501.47 R 16.93 STORE COW/C1 24 R 6 943.75 R 18.24 FAT COW C2+ 19 R…

Sneeuberg Sale 28 May 2014

There was a good turnout of people and stock at the recent Sneeuberg Production sale held in appalling weather conditions. Well done to the farmers for supporting the sale. 603 Sheep and 587 cattle came under the hammer. The stock was very good with some calves fetching as much as 18.51/kg. Prices were as follows:…

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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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Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 19C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy in the morning followed by partly cloudy skies and gusty winds during the afternoon. High 36C. NNW winds shifting to SW at 30 to 50 km/h.
Overcast
Wednesday 12/19 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 23C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Low 24C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 40C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 30C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.

Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 21C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
A few clouds from time to time. Gusty winds diminishing in the afternoon. High 37C. Winds NW at 30 to 50 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 32C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Late night thunderstorms. Low 21C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 35C. NNE winds shifting to SW at 25 to 40 km/h.
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. High around 25C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h.

* This forecast was obtained from Yahoo! Weather. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy.

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