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Hobson & Co is your premier livestock partner. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

Latest News

Dispersal Sale 02 December 2017, 10am

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Charlgrove Sale 21 November 2017

There were 395 cattle on offer at the Charlgrove Christmas sale. There was also a competition for the most expensive cow, most expensive ox and best group of 3 or more oxen (6T or less). There prizes were as follows: Most expensive cow (Pinkie Cockcroft Trophy): Justin Stirk Most expensive Ox (Freddie Ford): Jack Gilfillan…

Jansenville Sale 16 November 2017

There 426 Sheep, 14 Pigs & 41 Cattle on offer at the Jansenville sale held on Thursday 16 November. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 21 R 1 164.29 R 42.08 BOERGOAT RAM(S) 14 R 1 741.07 R 37.97 STORE COW/C1 5 R 8 740.00 R…

Adelaide Sale 02 August 2017

There were 145 sheep & 201 cattle on offer at the Adelaide sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) ,9.00 R 6 022.22 R 18.86 AB GRADE A2+ ,2.00 R 9 750.00 R 22.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) ,15.00 R 17 226.67 R 22.91…

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Bedford Sale 26 July 2017

There were 879 sheep & 138 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 200.00 R 24.12 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 500.00 R 22.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 800.00 R 21.94 AB GRADE…

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Charlgrove Sale 25 July 2017

There were 553 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 8,300.00 R 23.88 AB GRADE A2+ 1 8,900.00 R 21.45 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 9 12,822.22 R 20.83 B GRADE B2+ 13 9,607.69 R 21.82 COW (VERY THIN) 71 6,022.54…

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Buchner Household Dispersal Sale 29 July 2017

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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

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Alexandria Sale 18 July 2017

There were 392 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexanria sale. Prices were astronomical and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 500.00 R 18.02 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 400.00 R 28.81 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 220.69 R 22.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 13 July 2017

183 People attended the Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day held at the Alexandria Bull Testing Station on 13 July 2017. Prof Matthew Lester was first up, speaking on finances at fokkolfontein on post financial downgrade. Gerrit van Zyl held in depth discussion on optimising your herd to get maximum profit. Bulls to be on sale were…

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Steytlerville sale 11 July 2017

There were286 sheep & 26 cattle on the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA EWE(S) 15 R 583.00 R 15.03 ANGORA RAM(S) 10 R 694.50 R 12.21 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 5 300.00 R 14.44 LIGHT HEIFER(S) <180KG 2 R 4 000.00 R 25.89 HEIFER(S)…

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Grahamstown Sale 06 July 2017

There was a receord sale held in Grahamstown on Thursday 06 July. 492 sheep and 724 cattle were sold on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 7 000.00 R 22.80 AB GRADE (THIN) 12 R 5 125.00 R 22.52 ANGORA EWE(S) 16…

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Adelaide Sale 05 July 2017

There were 250 sheep and 211 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide monthly sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 24.47 AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 8 273.68 R 21.01 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 000.00 R 21.95 BULL…

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Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 01/17 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 31C. Winds SE at 15 to 30 km/h.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 01/18 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Near record high temperatures. High 36C. Winds E at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
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Friday 01/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High near 30C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h.

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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tomorrow 01/17 80%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mostly sunny skies during the morning hours followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon. Continued hot. High 37C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 01/18 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Continued hot. High 36C. Winds NW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 01/19 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 34C. WNW winds shifting to SSE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

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