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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:

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Hobson & Co is your premier livestock partner. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

Latest News

Charlgrove Sale 25 July 2017

There were 553 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 8,300.00 R 23.88 AB GRADE A2+ 1 8,900.00 R 21.45 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 12,822.22 R 20.83 B GRADE B2+ 13 9,607.69 R 21.82 COW (VERY THIN) 71 6,022.54…

Buchner Household Dispersal Sale 29 July 2017

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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

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A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

Camdeboo Production Sale 18 March 2014

There were 809 sheep and 97 cattle on offer at the Camdeboo Production sale held on the farm of Mr Trenly Spence. The stock on offer was very mixed with prices all being market related. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 14 R880.00 R13.97/kg Ewes 471…

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Cow sold by Mr DT van Rensburg for R13.66/kg

Preston Park Sale 11 March 2014

There were 193 Cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park Sale. There were outstanding cattle on the sale with Mr Daan van Rensburg achieving R13.66/kg for his slaughter cow and Mr AJ Feuth achieving R18.40/kg for his calves. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 1…

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Grahamstown Sale 06 March 2014

There was a large sale held at the recent Grahamstown Monthly Auction. 976 Sheep & Goats and 567 cattle came under the hammer. Buyers had a wide variety of stock to choose from with prices being very good. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 21 R1042.86…

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Adelaide Sale 05 March 2014

There were 244 sheep and goats and 127 Cattle at the recent Adelaide monthly Sale. There was a demand for slaughter cattle and lamb. The qaulity of stock on the day was outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 8 R687.50 R12.09/kg Ewes 189 R748.73 R16.21/kg…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 04 March 2014

There were 690 sheep & goats and 13 Cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet Sale. Lamb prices were good, while the market price for mutton was under pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 6 R865.00 R11.88/kg Ewes 260 R735.44 R15.06/kg Lambs…

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Bedford Sale 27 February 2014

There were 210 Sheep and 150 cattle on the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly Sale. Prices were outstanding, especially for slaughter cattle. Notable prices were Mr Ege White achieving R14.76 for 5 magnificent cows. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 5 R910.00 R11.97/kg Ewes 126…

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Charlgrove Sale 25 February 2014

There were 399 cattle that were bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove Sale. The market showed that weaner prices were on the up, while slaughter prices were a bit down. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 5 R7180.00 R12.36/kg Cows 58 R6524.14…

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Umsenge Nguni Commercial Sale

Umsenge Nguni Commercial Sale 20 February 2014

There was great excitement at the recent Umsenge Nguni Commercial Female sale. 24 buyers registered with bidding strong on all lots. 186 females were sold, with prices being exception on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of stock Average Price Top Price Open Heifers 95 R4272.63 R5300.00 Pregnant Heifers 34 R5360.30…

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Steytlerville Sale 18 February 2014

There were 763 Sheep & Goats sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville Sale held on Tuesday 18 February. Prices were good with the quality of stock on offer very mixed. Lamb prices were very good on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Rams…

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Preston Park Sale 13 February 2014

There were 275 Cattle that were bought at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale held on Thursday 13 February 2014. Prices were market related and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Bulls 4 R7046.67 R11.59/kg Cows 61 R5777.05 R11.34/kg Calves 135 R3976.67 R17.06/kg Heifers 29 R4544.86…

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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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