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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

Heritage Beefmaster Sale 06 September 2016

Highest Priced bull lot 6 sold for R72000

The Heritage Beefmaster group consisting of Andries van Niekerk (Cattleman) and Mark Ford (Benchmark) held a highly successful first sale at the Hobson & Co auction yard in Grahamstown on Tuesday 6th September. 42 buyers registered and bid on the 22 carefully screened bulls which were auctioned by well respected stud stock auctioneer Brandon Leer.…

Grahamstown Sale 01 September 2016

The Grahamstown sale was held on 1 September 2016. Lamb & mutton prices were extremely high, as well as any fat cattle on offer. Prices were as follows: TYPE OF STOCK NO AVERAGE PRICE AVERAGE PRICE/KG ANGORA EWE(S) 40 R 530.00 R 13.25 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 10 733.33 R 16.18 BOERGOAT EWE(S) 12 R…

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…

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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Graaff Reinet Sale 19/03/2013

There were 536 Sheep and 57 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet. The quality of stock on the day was good. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock: No. of Stock: Average Price: Price / KG Rams 13 R1015.38 R13.51/kg Ewes 92 R737.61 R13.86/kg Lambs 427 R721.58 R19.17/kg Goats…

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Tomorrow 01/17 10%
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 31C. Winds SE at 15 to 30 km/h.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 01/18 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Near record high temperatures. High 36C. Winds E at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
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Friday 01/19 20%
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Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High near 30C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h.

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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tomorrow 01/17 80%
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Mostly sunny skies during the morning hours followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon. Continued hot. High 37C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
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Thursday 01/18 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Continued hot. High 36C. Winds NW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 01/19 40%
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Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 34C. WNW winds shifting to SSE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

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