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
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There were 253 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 16 R 10 125.00 R 20.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 18 866.67 R 23.74 B GRADE B2+ 4 R 10 500.00…
A relatively small Bathurst sale was held on Tuesday 12 September. Slaughter stock was still in demand as a fat cow belonging to Gavin Yendell sold for R22.82/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 15 833.33 R 23.47 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 7 707.89…
There were 691 Sheep & Goats and 376 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale, Prices for slaughter stock on both sheep and cattle were outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 062.50 R 20.85 AB GRADE (THIN) 13 R 5…
There were 856 Sheep and Goats and 550 cattle on the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown monthly auction. Prices were once again exceptional, with 42 buyers registering. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 75 R851.73 R11.39/kg Ewes 227 R742.95 R14.32/kg Lambs 459 R701.34 R18.72/kg Boergoats…Read More
There were 381 Sheep and 137 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Adelaide Monthly sale. Prices were outstanding considering the market was under extreme pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average price/KG Rams 20 R786.32 R10.87/kg Ewes 299 R695.42 R14.56/kg Lambs 70 R807.14 R19.30/kg Bulls 9 R7411.11…Read More
There were 959 sheep and 209 cattle which came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly sale. Prices for cattle were exceptional, with HK Lombard fetching R14.16/kg for his cow. The lamb and mutton prices were under pressure, but were all market related. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…Read More
There were 455 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove monthly Sale. Prices were very competitive with calves and trade cattle doing exceptionally well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/Kg Bulls 5 R8380.00 R13.78/kg Cows 111 R5641.44 R12.32/kg Calves 266 R3906.77 R17.96/kg Heifers 14…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Tomorrow 02/21 40%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High 26C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday 02/22 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 27C. Winds E at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday 02/23 10%
Partly cloudy skies. High around 30C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h.
Tomorrow 02/21 0%
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 31C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday 02/22 10%
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 33C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday 02/23 0%
Mainly sunny. High near 35C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h.