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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

Adelaide sale 4 October 2017

There were 228 sheep and 68 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 400.00 R 20.74 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 19 910.00 R 22.60 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) >35KG 3 R 1 440.00 R 32.00 COW (VERY THIN)…

Bedford Sale 27 September 2017

There were 361 Sheep & Goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 8,200.00 R 22.47 A GRADE A2+ 3 9,300.00 R 22.68 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,600.00 R 21.71 AB GRADE A2+ 8 9,150.00 R 22.32 BULL…

Alexandria Sale 21 September 2017

There were 231 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 500.00 R 24.15 A GRADE A2+ 25 R 9 944.00 R 23.90 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 14 250.00 R 24.19 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 15…

Hobson & Co Staff News

We are very sad to say goodbye to Jane Evans who left at the end of February. She will be missed by all. A very warm welcome to Sunell Lockwood who has joined the team as from the beginning of March.

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Charlgrove Sale 25 March 2014

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…

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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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Rain
Sunday 03/24 70%
Rain
Cloudy, periods of rain. Low 17C.
Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 70%
Rain
Cloudy with periods of rain. High 21C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around 6mm.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 22C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.

Chance of Rain
Sunday 03/24 30%
Chance of Rain
Showers late. Low 16C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 03/25 20%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High near 25C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.

Partly Cloudy
Sunday 03/24 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Low 15C.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 24C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.

Thunderstorm
Sunday 03/24 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 20C.
Rain
Tomorrow 03/25 90%
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Cloudy with periods of light rain. High 24C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 24C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.

* This forecast was obtained from Yahoo! Weather. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy.

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