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37 Southey Street,
Grahamstown, 6139

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

Bedford Sale 29 September 2016

There were 728 sheep and 232 cattle at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 18 R 6 177.78 R 17.88 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 R 4 200.00 R 15.27 AB GRADE A2+ 11 R 7 390.91 R 16.69 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R…

Bathurst Sale 27 Septermber 2016

There were 235 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst Sale. Prices for slaughter stock were still very high and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 300.00 R 16.94 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 12 166.67 R 18.03 COW (VERY THIN) 13 R 3 376.92…

Alexandria Sale 22 September 2016

Hobson & Co held their first sale in Alexandria on 22 September. Prices were exceptionally high due to the scarcity of slaughter stock. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 12 R 9 120.83 R 19.28 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 10 955.00 R 18.10 COW (VERY THIN)…

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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Chance of Rain
Monday 02/19 50%
Chance of Rain
Showers possible early. Low 16C.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 02/20 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy. High 24C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 02/21 30%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 22C. Winds ESE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 02/19 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms early. Low 17C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 02/20 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High around 30C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 02/21 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 28C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 02/19 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely early. Low 17C.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tomorrow 02/20 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 32C. S winds at 5 to 10 km/h, increasing to 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 02/21 20%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 29C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of Rain
Monday 02/19 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers possible early. Low 19C.
Overcast
Tomorrow 02/20 10%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 26C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 02/21 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High around 25C. Winds ESE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.

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

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