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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

Charlgrove sale 19 April 2017

There were 487 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove weaner competition. Congratulations to Tubby du Preez for selling 11 magnificent tollies and winning the competition. He sold them for R9900 each fetching R30.94 for his calves weighing 320kg. Runner up was John & Debbie Ford, while Adrian & Elizabeth Ford took 3rd place. Prices…

Steytlerville sale 11 April 2017

There were 562 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 17 ,56.00 R 700.00 R 12.50 ANGORA EWE(S) 33 ,35.73 R 495.45 R 13.87 LAMB(S) (THIN) 48 ,35.34 R 889.58 R 25.17 LAMB(S) A2+ 117 ,38.36 R…

Tip Tree Tuli Sale 07 April 2017

A well-run Tuli sale was held in the Elands river on Crossway farm belonging to Stephen & Mary Main-Sheard. Prices achieved on the sale were outstanding considering the current drought crisis in the Eastern Cape as well as the South African economy. The sale prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Top…

Umsenge Nguni Sale 24 October 2013

The Umsenge Nguni Auction turned the form book on its head and had an excellent sale on Thursday 24 October. In an upset about as big as the Sharks beating the Stormers, the prices achieved were way above expectation and interest in pregnant heifers was extraordinary. 40 Buyers registered for the auction on a beautiful…

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Charlgrove Sale 22 October 2013

There were 274 Cattle on auction at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove sale. Prices showed they were on the up, with C Grade prices fetching as much as R13.94/kg, and a parcel of 6 trade heifers fetching R18.43/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock Sold No of Stock Sold Average Price Average Price/kg…

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Bathurst Sale 15 October 2013

There were 174 cattle sold at the recent Bathurst sale held at the showgrounds. Prices for fat cattle were exceptional. MF Legg & Son sold a fat cow fetching R13.94/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 9 R7855.56 R12.44/kg Cows 44 R5626.14 R12.49/kg Calves 110 R2761.36…

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Glenheath Tuli Sale 26 September 2013

The 1st Glenheath Tuli Auction of Gordon Gillfillan and Dave Mullins was held on Thursday 26th September at Glenheath in the Middelburg District. The pair could not have picked a tougher year to start, but fortunately came through the ordeal with flying colours. 42 Buyers registerd, mainly from the Eastern Cape and all 22 bulls…

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Alphaeton Sale 2013

Alphaeton Bonsmara Sale 11 October 2013

Sale Report: The 8th Alphaeton Bonsmara sale was held on Friday 11 October 2013. 24 Bulls came under the hammer of Auctioneer Brandon Leer. The quality of the bulls this year was once again very good. The top price of R40000 was paid for lot 7 by Pyp Lombard of Adelaide. The bulls averaged R237661.90,…

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Auctioneer Brandon Leer selling the Females

Heritage Nguni Sale 24 September 2013

The 7th Heritage Nguni Auction was held at Kriegerskraal, Graaff Reinet on Heritage day 24 September under very trying climate conditions. The quality of the cattle on offer was excellent and this dedicated group of farmers met the market on the day, which is to be commended. The facilities at the sale venue have been…

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Bedford Sale 09 October 2013

There were 710 sheep and 65 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. The quality of stock on the day was outstanding considering the current drought conditions. Prices were once again exceptional and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 113 R881.95 R14.22/kg Ewes 251…

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Grahamstown Sale 03 October 2013

There were 530 Sheep & Goats and 343 Cattle that came under the hammer at the monthly Hobson & Co Grahamstown sale. Quality on the day was very poor as a result of the challenging times caused by the drought. Sheep prices were outstanding considering the condition of the stock. Prices were as follows: Type…

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Adelaide Sale 02 October 2013

Hobson & Co held their monthly Adelaide sale on a hot Wednesday 02 October 2013. The quality of the stock on the day was outstanding considering the harsh conditions. Danie van der Vyfer sold oxen fetching R13800 each which weighed 745kg average. 255 Sheep and 130 cattle came under the hammer. Prices were again exceptional…

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Preston Park Sale 01 October 2013

There were 277 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale. The quality of cattle sold on the day was very good considering the current conditions. Prices for quality cattle were good, while poor quality fetched below market prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average…

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