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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

Umsenge Ngunis 27 September 2018

There was a good turnout at the recent Umsenge Nguni Sale held at the Grahamstown sale pens on Thursday 27 September. Once again the Umsenge group produced some quality stock, with the bulls kicking off the sale. The top priced bull, lot 6, sold for R50000 and was bought by Mickey Liddell of Adelaide. The…

Bedford Sale 26 September 2018

There were 760 sheep and 129 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices for small stock were exceptionally high, with some trade sheep hitting R36.30/kg. Prices for slaughter cattle also hit over R21.50/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 8 600.00 R…

Fitches Corner Sale 25 September 2018

There were 177 sheep & 179 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 5 937.96 R 22.79 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 7 900.00 R 23.10 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 14 325.00…

Bedford Sale 30 May 2018

There were 265 Sheep & 143 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 9 000.00 R 27.27 AB GRADE A2+ 9 R 8 878.89 R 23.93 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 18 R 13 258.33 R 20.64 B GRADE B2+…

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Charlgrove Sale 29 May 2018

There were 291 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 400.00 R 21.12 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 6 R 13 025.00 R 20.35 B GRADE B2+ 3 R 8 900.00 R 20.70 COW (VERY THIN) 3 R 6…

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Fitches Corner 24 May 2018

There were 173 pigs, sheep & goats and 423 cattle on offer at the recent Fitches Corner sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 7 R 8 200.00 R 25.89 A GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 066.67 R 25.33 AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 7 600.00…

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Cradock N G Kerk Sale 22 May 2018

There were 717 sheep and 229 cattle on offer at the recent N G Kerk Cradock Sale. The sale was well supported by the local farmers, who generously donated just short of R500k to the NG Kerk. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 9 R 6…

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Alexandria Sale 17 May 2018

There were 324 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale held on 17 May. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 14 R 9 407.14 R 27.47 A GRADE A2+ 7 R 11 000.00 R 25.72 AB GRADE (THIN) 50 R 7 072.00 R 22.15 AB…

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Sneeuberg Sale 15 May 2018

There were 621 cattle on offer at the recent Sneeuberg Sale. There was great support from the farmers with 5 Abbattoir, 2 feedlot and various local buyers in attendance. Prices were exceptionally high and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 10 R 7 810.00 R 28.05 A…

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Grahamstown Sale 03 May 2018

There were 206 Sheep & Goats and 345 cattle on offer at the recent Grahamstown sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 10 650.00 R 29.58 AB GRADE (THIN) 66 R 7 459.85 R 25.94 AB GRADE A2+ 6 R 9 116.67 R 23.70…

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Adelaide Sale 02 May 2018

There were 23 Sheep and 79 cattle on off at the recent Adelaide Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 10 550.00 R 20.93 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 12 600.00 R 17.70 BOERGOAT EWE(S) 1 R 1 000.00 R 25.00 COW (VERY THIN) 1…

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Bedford Sale 25 April 2015

There were 303 sheep and 102 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 14 R 6 907.14 R 22.94 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 9 740.00 R 18.38 STORE COW/C1 29 R 7 715.52 R 20.28 FAT COW C2+ 41…

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Fitches Corner Sale 24 April 2018

There were 100 sheep and goats and 331 cattle on offer at the Fitches Corner April Sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg POULTRY 23 R 162.83 R 162.83 AB GRADE (THIN) 76 R 7 718.42 R 22.41 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 100.00 R 22.63 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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