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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

Adelaide sale 01 March 2017

There were 231 Sheep and 127 Cattle at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices for fat stock were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 7 R 7 371.43 R 18.56 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 750.00 R 20.39 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 12 340.00…

Charlgrove Sale 28 February 2017

There were 474 cattle on sale at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were still very high and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 18 8,327.78 R 20.62 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 7 14,942.86 R 20.80 B GRADE B2+ 4 10,100.00 R 19.72 COW (VERY THIN) 16 5,818.75 R 13.78…

EP Dorper Ram sale 23 February 2017

80 Dorpers and 31 ewes were sold at the recent EP Dorper veld Ram sale. The Sale averages were as follows: Type of Stock No Highest Price Average Price Seller DORPER EWE(S)- STUD 9 R 2 700.00 R 2 177.78 B van der Westhuizen WHITE DORPER EWE(S) (STUD) 1 R 1 500.00 R 1 500.00…

Bedford Sale 13 November 2013

515 Sheep & Goats and 67 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly auction. Prices were once again exceptional,notably C-grade beef averaging R14.65/kg. Price averages were as follows: Type of Stock Sold No of Stock Sold Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 23 R985.65 R13.65/kg Ewes 333 R798.71 R16.84/kg Lambs 119 R801.81…

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Dorper Ram sold for R600 000

Congratulations to Mickey Phillips for selling his Dorper Ram “Bolt” for R600 000 at the Upington National Dorper Sale. His next Dorper Production Sale is to be held in Tarkastad on Wednesday 12 February 2014 at 11am. For more info on the sale visit our “stud sales page” or Mickey Phillips website Mickey will be…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 November 2013

There were 858 Sheep & Goats and 625 cattle that came under the hammer on the recent Hobson & Co monthly Grahamstown auction. Incredibly, 46 buyers registered for the auction. Hobson & Co in conjunction with the farmers  association held a fat stock competition, with farmers lining up to take the top honours. Prizes were…

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Adelaide Sale 06 November 2013

The monthly Adelaide sale was held on Wednesday 06 November 2013. 385 sheep and 39 cattle came under the hammer. The Adelaide sale boasted once again the best prices and outstanding quality of stock. Prices for mutton and good quality fat cows were very expensive. Sale prices and averages were as follows: Type of Stock…

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Steytlerville Sale 05 November 2013

466 Sheep were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville sale held on Wednesday 05 November 2013. The quality of the stock was excellent considering the rains have only just fallen. Prices were once again above market value especially mutton. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg…

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Paterson NG Kerk Sale Saterday 02 November 2013

Everyone was in good spirits at the Hobson & Co NG Kerk sale held at the Paterson sale pens on Saterday 02 November. 240 Cattle that came under the hammer. The stock on offer was in good condition, considering the rains have only just fallen. Prices showed once again that they were on the rise. Notable…

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Graaff Reinet Buffelshoek Sale 30 October 2013

There were 357 Sheep & Goats and 65 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Buffelshoek Sale. Prices showed they were on the increase with both mutton and lamb very expensive on the day. The quality of the stock was very outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average…

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Umsenge Nguni Sale 24 October 2013

The Umsenge Nguni Auction turned the form book on its head and had an excellent sale on Thursday 24 October. In an upset about as big as the Sharks beating the Stormers, the prices achieved were way above expectation and interest in pregnant heifers was extraordinary. 40 Buyers registered for the auction on a beautiful…

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Charlgrove Sale 22 October 2013

There were 274 Cattle on auction at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove sale. Prices showed they were on the up, with C Grade prices fetching as much as R13.94/kg, and a parcel of 6 trade heifers fetching R18.43/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock Sold No of Stock Sold Average Price Average Price/kg…

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Bathurst Sale 15 October 2013

There were 174 cattle sold at the recent Bathurst sale held at the showgrounds. Prices for fat cattle were exceptional. MF Legg & Son sold a fat cow fetching R13.94/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 9 R7855.56 R12.44/kg Cows 44 R5626.14 R12.49/kg Calves 110 R2761.36…

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