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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

Steytlerville Sale 09 February 2017

There were 448 sheep at the recent Steytlerville sale. The sale prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 12 R 450.00 R 13.64 ANGORA EWE(S) 1 R 530.00 R 13.25 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 820.00 R 18.22 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 6 R 1 040.00 R 29.71 LAMB(S)…

Bathurst Sale 07 February 2017

There were 291 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 9 8,050.00 R 20.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 4,000.00 R 15.69 AB GRADE A2+ 1 6,100.00 R 18.48 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 10,700.00 R 18.55 COW (VERY…

Grahamstown Sale 02 February 2017

There were 620 cattle and 656 sheep on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type Of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 6 200.00 R 18.51 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 16 R 720.00 R 14.12 ANGORA EWE(S) 7 R 500.00 R 12.20 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 15 R 9 213.33…

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Classic Cattle Sale 10 September 2013

The classic Cattle Auction was held at the Hobson & Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on Tuesday 10 September under very trying climatic and economic conditions. Fortunately a quality offering of Simbra , Simmentaler and Angus cattle were in demand with good prices being fetched for the bulls and above average prices for the females.…

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Brakfontein Sale 06 September 2013

The 27th Brakfontein Bull Sale was held at Brakfontein , Bedford on Friday 6th September . The ongoing drought was of huge concern to everybody involved with the auction , but 41 buyers still registered , mainly from the local areas . Buyers were very specific and were prepared to pay for bulls of their…

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Grahamstown Sale 05 August 2013

There were 479 Sheep and 310 Cattle at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown monthly Auction. 29 Buyers registered at this truly unique livestock auction. Prices were once again good with the quality of the stock ranging from exceptional to below average. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average…

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Adelaide Sale 04 August 2013

Hobson & Co held their monthly sale in Adelaide on Wednesday 04 September. Sheep were in high demand with prices reaching above market value. They were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 7 R895.71 R13.48/kg Ewes 142 R822.25 R16.81/kg Lambs 243 R788.25 R23.36/kg Bulls 5 R7990.00 R12.37/kg Cows…

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Preston Park Sale 30 August 2013

There were 212 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale held on Thursday 30 August. Prices were market related, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Cows & Calves 5 R5540.00 R5540.00 Weaners 112 R2984.60 R14.25/kg…

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Charlgrove Sale 27 August 2013

There was a good turnout of cattle at the Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove auction. 648 Cattle came under the hammer, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Notable prices were: A fat cow sold for R8250 by Darian Keeton of Hope Farm realizing R13.64/kg John Ford sold 15 Weaners for R4400 achieving R15.77/kg Prices were…

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Lot 15 Sold for R130 000

Frontier Bonsmara Sale Success 21 August 2013

Frontier Sale Report 2013 The Frontier BONSMARA group consisting of members JJ Park, Justin Stirk, Mark Lake, Brett Knott and Craig Handley held a very successful 8th annual sale at the Hobson & Co auction yard in Grahamstown on Wednesday 21 August. 87 buyers, mainly from the local areas registered in blustery windy weather. With…

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Bedford Sale 14 August 2013

The Bedford monthly auction was held on Wednesday 14 August 2013. Both prices and quality of stock on the day were very mixed. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 37 R977.30 R12.73/kg Ewes 571 R784.71 R16.41/kg Lambs 24 R946.67 R19.09/kg Bulls 3 R8800.00 R11.92/kg Cows 58…

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Adelaide Sale 07 August 2013

356 Sheep & 148 Cattle came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Good quality stock were on offer, with prices being above market value, with mutton once again selling extremely well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 9 R960.00 R12.93/kg Ewes…

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Camdeboo Production Sale 06 August 2013

There were 973 Sheep & Goats and 410 Cattle which came under the hammer at the first camdeboo sale held on the farm of Mr Trenly Spence. The sale was well attended with sponsors setting up stalls and showcasing their products making the day an interesting event. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

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