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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

Klipplaat Sale 25 April 2017

There were 1375 sheep & goats at the recent Klipplaat sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT EWE(S) 3 R 1 220.00 R 17.43 BOERGOAT RAM(S) 10 R 900.00 R 17.65 XB GOATS 6 R 710.00 R 26.30 LAMB(S) (THIN) 10 R 890.00 R 26.57 LAMB(S) A2+ 367…

Pioneer Boran Sale 21 April 2017

The Pioneer group consisting of Keith Pienke, Stephen Johnson, Corn vd Watt, Pierre Veinings, Jaco van Rensburg, Stephnus Scheepers and Charl-Pierre Marais sold their cattle on Friday 21 April. There were some exceptional bulls on offer with the top 2 bulls fetching over R60k. Keith Peinke of Peinke Ranching sold 2 bulls for R66000 and…

Paterson NG Kerk sale 20 April 2017

There were 410 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson NG Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 700.00 R 22.89 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 125.00 R 17.27 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 9 870.00 R 18.68 COW (VERY THIN) 10…

Charlgrove Fatstock Sale 26 November 2013

There were 588 Cattle sold at the recent Charlgrove Fatstock and monthly Auction. Prices were exceptional, with the quality of cattle outstanding.Weaners were selling up to R18.66kg, and fat cows up to 15.26/kg Well done to all those who entered in the competition. Competition results were as follows: Fat Ox: 1st Place: Wallo Currie (Ox…

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Manley Flats Sale 21 November 2013

There were 315 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Manley Flats Auction. Prices showed that the demand was still good for fat, quality cattle. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 1 R9400.00 R13.62/kg Cows 70 R5742.29 R13.96/kg Calves 201 R3186.64…

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Graaff Reinet sale 19 November 2013

776 Sheep & 44 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Graaff Reinet sale. Prices were once again exceptional. The quality of the stock was once again also exceptional. The Charlie Herold Trophy was awarded to Garth Charles of Kendrew Estates for the best pen of stock on the sale Second &…

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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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